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H.J.Res. 136: 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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Marcy Kaptur

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2018
Length: 3 pages
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Jun 27, 2018

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Introduced on Jun 27, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 27, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Jun 27, 2018
 
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H.J.Res. 136 is 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.

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