H.J.Res. 27 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the Federal Government from using the power of taxation to compel someone to engage in commercial activity.

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Kerry Bentivolio

Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/13/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Denies Congress the power to lay and collect taxes: (1) to compel any person or persons to engage in commercial activity, or (2) from any person or ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 27” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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History

Introduced
Feb 13, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
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