Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on January 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Hastings Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United”
— Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 21, 2015
“McGovern Joins Nearly 100 Members of Congress in Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform”
— Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 21, 2016
Jul 14, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 119 (113th).
Jan 20, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 24, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 31 (115th).
Jan 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 2.
H.J.Res. 22 (114th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 22. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections, H.R.J. Res. 22, 114th Cong. (2015).
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