H.J.Res.33 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] (Introduced 01/24/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/24/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.33 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/24/2019)
This joint resolution proposes a Constitutional amendment denying as protected speech any financial expenditures, or in kind equivalents, with respect to a candidate for federal office, regardless of whether a communication expressly advocates the election or defeat of a specified candidate in the election.
The amendment gives Congress the power to enact a mandatory public financing system to provide funds to qualified candidates in federal elections, which shall be the sole source of funds raised or spent with respect to federal elections.