H.J.Res. 525 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to unbought elections.


Jun 23, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 23, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Reuss
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
6/23/1982--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Allows Congress to enact laws regulating the amounts of contributions and expenditures intended to affect congressional elections.

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 525” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 23, 1982


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