H.J.Res. 34 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restore the rights of the American people that were taken away by the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case and related decisions, to protect the integrity of our elections, and to limit the corrosive influence of money in our democratic process.

Introduced:

Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Theodore Deutch
Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/12/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that, whereas the right to vote in public elections belongs only to natural persons as U.S. citizens, so shall the ability to make contributions and expenditures ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 11 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2013

S. 525 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 34” 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
Mar 12, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
75 cosponsors (75D) (show)
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