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H.J.RES.31 Latest Title: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority of Congress and the States to regulate contributions and expenditures in political campaigns and to enact public financing systems for such campaigns. Sponsor: Rep Schiff, Adam B. [CA-28] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (20) Latest Major Action: 2/28/2013 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice. Jump to: Summary, Major Actions, All Actions, Titles, Cosponsors, Committees, Related Bill Details, Amendments SUMMARY AS OF: 2/14/2013--Introduced. Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits construction of the Constitution as forbidding Congress or the states from: (1) imposing reasonable content-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent election expenditures; or (2) enacting systems of public campaign financing, including those designed to restrict the influence of private wealth by offsetting campaign spending or independent expenditures with increased public funding. MAJOR ACTIONS: ***NONE*** ALL ACTIONS: 2/14/2013: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. 2/28/2013: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice. TITLE(S): (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill) OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the

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Bill Summary & Status - 113th Congress (2013 - 2014) - H.J.RES.31 - All...

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authority of Congress and the States to regulate contributions and expenditures in political campaigns and to enact public financing systems for such campaigns. COSPONSORS(20), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]: date) Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-7] - 2/14/2013 Cartwright, Matt [PA-17] - 4/15/2013 Cicilline, David N. [RI-1] - 2/14/2013 Cohen, Steve [TN-9] - 4/10/2013 Eshoo, Anna G. [CA-18] - 2/26/2013 Farr, Sam [CA-20] - 2/14/2013 Garamendi, John [CA-3] - 2/14/2013 Himes, James A. [CT-4] - 2/14/2013 Keating, William R. [MA-9] - 2/27/2013 Lee, Barbara [CA-13] - 2/14/2013 Lynch, Stephen F. [MA-8] - 2/28/2013 McCollum, Betty [MN-4] - 2/14/2013 Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] - 2/14/2013 Moran, James P. [VA-8] - 2/14/2013 Norton, Eleanor Holmes [DC] - 2/14/2013 Rangel, Charles B. [NY-13] - 2/14/2013 Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [MD-2] - 2/14/2013 Tsongas, Niki [MA-3] - 2/26/2013 Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] - 2/14/2013 Welch, Peter [VT] - 2/14/2013 (Sort: by

COMMITTEE(S): Committee/Subcommittee: Activity: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice RELATED BILL DETAILS: ***NONE*** AMENDMENT(S): ***NONE***
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