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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|
|You can||read the bill|
|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
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
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)
|March 20, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.|
|Jan. 16, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|