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[Congressional Bills 112th Congress]
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[H.J. Res. 65 Introduced in House (IH)]

112th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. J. RES. 65

  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to 
      prohibit candidates for election to Congress from accepting 
   contributions from individuals who do not reside in the State or 
        Congressional district the candidate seeks to represent.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 24, 2011

Mr. Boren 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 
      prohibit candidates for election to Congress from accepting 
   contributions from individuals who do not reside in the State or 
        Congressional district the candidate seeks to represent.

    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. A candidate for election for the office of Senator may 
not accept contributions, including funds and in-kind equivalents, from 
individuals who do not reside in the State the candidate seeks to 
represent.
    ``Section 2. A candidate for election for the office of 
Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the 
Congress may not accept contributions, including funds and in-kind 
equivalents, from individuals who do not reside in the Congressional 
district the candidate seeks to represent.
    ``Section 3. Congress shall have power to implement and enforce 
this article by appropriate legislation.''.
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