S. J. RES. 28
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
Mr. DODD introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. More
Category Archives: Constitutional Amendment
From an Op-Ed by Senator John Kerry in Politico:
H.J.RES.74 Cosponsors are updated on Thomas.loc.gov here.
But we have them for you first: John Conyers, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jim McGovern, Keith Ellison, Chellie Pingree, Barbara Lee, Andre Carson, Jesse Jackson, Jr., Betty Sutton, Raul Grijalva and Ed Markey.
Sen Michael F. Bennet of Colorado may introduce a Constitutional amendment. More
Congressman Paul W. Hodes of New Hampshire is expected to introduce a Constitutional Amendment.
An Email from his campaign:
The last thing the people of New Hampshire need or want is more well-heeled special interests meddling in our elections and attempting to silence the will of Granite State voters.
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur is expected to introduce a new Constitutional Amendment in response to the "Citizens United" decision, and has already introduced this related amendment:
Congressman Leonard L. Boswell of Iowa has introduced HJRes68
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting corporations and labor organizations from using operating funds for advertisements in connection with any… (Introduced in House)
HJ 68 IH
H. J. RES. 68
By Senator Dodd’s Office
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced today that he will be introducing a constitutional amendment in the coming days to reverse the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The decision overturned 100 years of precedents to come to the unjustified conclusion that corporations deserve the same free speech protections as individual Americans.
Kerry Blasts SCOTUS Campaign Finance Decision
Press release from Kerry’s office
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) testified before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration at a hearing examining the Supreme Court’s recent ruling to allow unlimited corporate spending in elections.