All Information (Except Text) for S.J.Res.8 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] (Introduced 01/24/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/24/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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|01/24/2017||Introduced in Senate|
01/24/2017 Introduced in Senate
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|01/24/2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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01/24/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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|Senate Judiciary||01/24/2017||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (01/24/2017)
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections.
The amendment grants Congress and the states the power to implement and enforce this amendment by appropriate legislation. They are allowed to distinguish between natural persons and corporations or other artificial entities created by law, including by prohibiting such entities from spending money to influence elections.
This joint resolution declares that nothing in this amendment shall be construed to grant Congress or the states the power to abridge the freedom of the press.