H.J.Res.2 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/03/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.2 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2019)
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 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.