S.J.Res.166 - Bicentennial Commission on Presidential Nominations Resolution94th Congress (1975-1976)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Mondale, Walter F. [D-MN] (Introduced 02/05/1976)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||02/05/1976 Referred to Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.166 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/05/1976)
Bicentennial Commission on Presidential Nominations Resolution - Establishes a twenty member Bicentennial Commission on Presidential Nominations. Provides that the Commission shall make a full and complete investigation with respect to the Presidential nominating process. Directs that such investigation shall include consideration of (1) the manner in which States conduct primaries; (2) State laws and the rules of national political parties which govern the participation of voters and candidates in such primaries; (3) the financing of campaigns for the nomination of candidates for election to the office of the President of the United States; (4) the relationship between candidates for election to the office of the President of the United States and the news media; (5) alternative nominating systems; and (6) the manner in which candidates are nominated for election to the office of Vice President of the United States.
Requires the Commission to submit to the President and the Congress such interim reports as it deems advisable, and a final report not later than one year after the enactment of this resolution.
Authorizes the appropriation of such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this resolution.