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H.J.RES.34 Latest Title: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restore the rights of the American people that were taken away by the Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case and related decisions, to protect the integrity of our elections, and to limit the corrosive influence of money in our democratic process. Sponsor: Rep Deutch, Theodore E. [FL-21] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (50) Related Bills: S.J.RES.11, S.525 Latest Major Action: 4/8/2013 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: 3/12/2013--Introduced. Constitutional Amendment - Declares that, whereas the right to vote in public elections belongs only to natural persons as U.S. citizens, so shall the ability to make contributions and expenditures to influence the outcome of public elections belong only to natural persons. Declares that nothing in this Constitution shall be construed to restrict the power of Congress and the states to protect the integrity and fairness of the electoral process, limit the corrupting influence of private wealth in public elections, and guarantee the dependence of elected officials on the people alone by taking certainactions. Includes among such actions: (1) the establishment of systems of public financing for elections; (2) the imposition of requirements to ensure the disclosure of contributions and expenditures made to influence the outcome of a public election by candidates, individuals, and associations of individuals; and (3) the imposition of content neutral limitations on all such contributions and expenditures. Declares that nothing in this Article shall be construed to alter freedom of the press. Grants Congress and the states power to enforce this Amendment through appropriate legislation.

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MAJOR ACTIONS: ***NONE*** ALL ACTIONS: 3/12/2013: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. 4/8/2013: 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 to restore the rights of the American people that were taken away by the Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case and related decisions, to protect the integrity of our elections, and to limit the corrosive influence of money in our democratic process. COSPONSORS(50), 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 Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] - 3/12/2013 Cartwright, Matt [PA-17] - 3/12/2013 Chu, Judy [CA-27] - 3/12/2013 Cicilline, David N. [RI-1] - 3/12/2013 Cohen, Steve [TN-9] - 3/21/2013 Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-13] - 3/12/2013 Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] - 7/30/2013 DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] - 3/12/2013 DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] - 3/12/2013 DelBene, Suzan K. [WA-1] - 7/19/2013 Ellison, Keith [MN-5] - 3/12/2013 Engel, Eliot L. [NY-16] - 3/12/2013 Farr, Sam [CA-20] - 4/23/2013 Frankel, Lois [FL-22] - 3/12/2013 Grayson, Alan [FL-9] - 3/12/2013 Green, Gene [TX-29] - 3/13/2013 Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-3] - 7/30/2013 Gutierrez, Luis V. [IL-4] - 3/12/2013 Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-20] - 3/12/2013 Honda, Michael M. [CA-17] - 6/28/2013 Jackson Lee, Sheila [TX-18] - 3/12/2013 Keating, William R. [MA-9] - 3/12/2013 Kilmer, Derek [WA-6] - 6/18/2013 Kirkpatrick, Ann [AZ-1] - 4/23/2013 Larsen, Rick [WA-2] - 6/12/2013 Larson, John B. [CT-1] - 3/12/2013 Lee, Barbara [CA-13] - 3/13/2013 Lewis, John [GA-5] - 3/12/2013 Loebsack, David [IA-2] - 7/30/2013 Lowenthal, Alan S. [CA-47] - 3/12/2013 Lujan Grisham, Michelle [NM-1] - 7/19/2013 McGovern, James P. [MA-2] - 5/14/2013 (Sort: by

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Miller, George [CA-11] - 3/12/2013 Moran, James P. [VA-8] - 3/12/2013 Norton, Eleanor Holmes [DC] - 3/12/2013 Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-9] - 3/12/2013 Pastor, Ed [AZ-7] - 7/18/2013 Perlmutter, Ed [CO-7] - 3/12/2013 Pingree, Chellie [ME-1] - 3/12/2013 Pocan, Mark [WI-2] - 7/19/2013 Rangel, Charles B. [NY-13] - 3/12/2013 Ryan, Tim [OH-13] - 3/12/2013 Sarbanes, John P. [MD-3] - 3/12/2013 Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] - 3/12/2013 Schrader, Kurt [OR-5] - 3/12/2013 Shea-Porter, Carol [NH-1] - 5/14/2013 Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [NY-25] - 3/12/2013 Waxman, Henry A. [CA-33] - 3/12/2013 Welch, Peter [VT] - 3/12/2013 Wilson, Frederica S. [FL-24] - 7/24/2013

COMMITTEE(S): Committee/Subcommittee: Activity: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice Referral, In Committee Referral

RELATED BILL DETAILS: (additional related bills may be indentified in Status) Bill: S.J.RES.11 S.525 AMENDMENT(S): ***NONE***
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