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S.J.RES.5: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to authorizing regulation of contributions to candidates for State public office and Federal office by corporations, entities organized and operated for profit, and labor organization, and expenditures by such entities and labor organizations in support of, or opposition to such candidates.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Max Baucus, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Gives Congress the power to regulate the contribution of funds by corporations, for-profit entities, and labor organizations to a candidate for election to, or nomination for election to, a federal office, and the power to regulate the expenditure of funds by corporations, for-profit entities, and labor organizations made in support of, or in opposition to, such candidates.

Gives a state the power to regulate the contribution of funds by corporations, for-profit entities, and labor organizations to a candidate for election to, or for nomination for election to, public office in the state, and the power to regulate the expenditure of funds by corporations, for-profit entities, and labor organizations made in support of, or in opposition to, such candidates.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 28, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.