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Official Title as Introduced

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to permit the Congress to limit contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/29/1996Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
04/18/1996Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/29/1996Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/29/1996Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E498)
Action By: House of Representatives
03/29/1996Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 09/27/1996

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary03/29/1996 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution04/18/1996 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/29/1996)

Constitutional Amendment - Vests power in the Congress to: (1) set limits on expenditures made by, in support of, or in opposition to the nomination or election of any person to Federal office; (2) set limits on contributions by individuals or entities by, in support of, or in opposition to such nomination or election; and (3) enforce, by appropriate legislation, this amendment.