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H.J.RES.25: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.

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 Donna Edwards, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 53 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - States that nothing in the U.S. Constitution shall prohibit Congress and the states from imposing content-neutral regulations and restrictions on the expenditure of funds for political activity by any corporation, limited liability company, or other corporate entity, including but not limited to contributions in support of, or in opposition to, a candidate for public office.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.