S.J.Res. 19 (113th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

Introduced:

Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 10, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tom Udall

Senator from New Mexico

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014
Length: 6 pages

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History

Jun 18, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 2014
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

Details

Cosponsors
48 cosponsors (46D, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Sep 8, 2014 6:31 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 79/18
Sep 11, 2014 1:46 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 54/42

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 29 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 1, 2011

S.J.Res. 5 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2015

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