S.J.Res. 4: A joint resolution 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:

Jan 21, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 21, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 21, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Junior Senator from Vermont

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

0% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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History

Jan 21, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Ratified by State Legislatures

This page is about a 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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