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H.J.RES.107: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor John Yarmuth, D-Ky.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 16, 2014
Latest Major Action March 20, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Denies as protected speech any financial expenditures, or in kind equivalents, with respect to a candidate for federal office, without regard to whether or not a communication expressly advocates the election or defeat of a specified candidate in the election.

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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 20, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.