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[H.J. Res. 187 Introduced in House (IH)]







104th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. J. RES. 187

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
relative to expenditures to affect Congressional, Presidential, State, 
                          and local elections.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 25, 1996

   Mr. Volkmer introduced the following joint resolution; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
relative to expenditures to affect Congressional, Presidential, State, 
                          and local elections.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House 
concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an 
amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be 
valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when 
ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States 
within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

                              ``Article--

    ``Section 1. The Congress shall have the power to set limits on 
expenditures by, in support of, or in opposition to, all candidates in 
any primary, general, or other election for Federal office.
    ``Section 2. The States shall have the power to set limits on 
expenditures by, in support of, or in opposition to, all candidates in 
any primary, general, or other election for State and local office.''.
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