DE HCR5 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House
Pending: House Administration Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This resolution places Delaware alongside sister states, including Vermont, California, Illinois, New Jersey, and Rhode Island, in calling for an Article V convention to reverse the decision by the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 310 (2010) (Citizens United) and related cases and events. The Citizens United decision has permitted money to play an unduly influential role in the context of political campaigns. The convention will have the sole purpose of crafting an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to address this situation, based upon data and experiences that have arisen in the wake of these decisions.

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Title

Calling For An Article V Convention To Amend The United States Constitution.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22 Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

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