US HJR2 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 75-1)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-03 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice.
Pending: House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections. The amendment grants Congress and the states the power to implement and enforce this amendment by legislation. They are allowed to distinguish between natural persons and corporations or other artificial entities created by law, including by prohibiting such entities from spending money to influence elections.

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Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

Sponsors

Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]
Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]
Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]
Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]
Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice.
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HJR25 (Related) 2019-01-10 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

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