H.J.Res. 38: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections and granting Congress and the States the power to establish limits on contributions and expenditures in elections for public office.

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Mar 17, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 17, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 17, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Marcy Kaptur

Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district



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Mar 17, 2015

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H.J.Res. 38 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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