S.J.Res. 18 (113th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.


Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Tester

Senior Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)

6/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that:(1) the rights protected by the Constitution are intended to be the rights of natural persons; and(2) the words "people," "person," or "citizen" as used in ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 18, 2013

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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 18”). 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.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 21 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

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