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107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
S. J. RES. 4

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
     relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect 
                               elections.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            February 7, 2001

  Mr. Hollings (for himself, Mr. Specter, Mr. Cleland, and Mr. Byrd) 
  introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
     relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect 
                               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, to be valid only if 
ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States 
within 7 years after the date of final passage of this joint 
resolution:

                              ``Article--

    ``Section 1. Congress shall have power to set reasonable limits on 
the amount of contributions that may be accepted by, and the amount of 
expenditures that may be made by, in support of, or in opposition to, a 
candidate for nomination for election to, or for election to, Federal 
office.
    ``Section 2. A State shall have power to set reasonable limits on 
the amount of contributions that may be accepted by, and the amount of 
expenditures that may be made by, in support of, or in opposition to, a 
candidate for nomination for election to, or for election to, State or 
local office.
    ``Section 3. Congress shall have power to implement and enforce 
this article by appropriate legislation.''.
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