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[H.J. Res. 5 Introduced in House (IH)]







108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. J. RES. 5

  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to 
  permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal 
                                office.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 7, 2003

   Mr. Dingell 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 to 
  permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal 
                                office.

    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 --

    ``The Congress shall have authority to limit expenditures in 
elections for Federal office.''.
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