H.J.Res. 562 (93rd): Nonpartisan Commission on Campaign Reform Act


May 21, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 21, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Hammerschmidt

Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district


About the resolution

Full Title

Joint resolution to establish a nonpartisan commission on political campaign reform.

Summary (CRS)

5/21/1973--Introduced.Nonpartisan Commission on Campaign Reform Act - Establishes an independent Nonpartisan Commission on Campaign Reform. Directs the Commission to conduct an extensive and exhaustive study of the practices engaged in ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 21, 1973

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 562”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 559 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 1973

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