Updated: 2010 State Resolutions Introduced in Support of Amending the Constitution

California AJR 3. Assemblyman Pedro Nava (D-35). Introduced on 1/23/2009. Expresses disagreement with the Citizens United ruling and calls on the US Congress to pass a constitutional amendment. Click here for additional information, including full text and current status.

Hawaii HCR 282. Representative Bob Herkes (D-5). Introduced on 3/10/2010. Expresses disagreement with the Citizens United ruling and calls on the US Congress to pass a constitutional amendment barring the use of "person" when defining "corporate entity." Click here for additional information, including full text and current status. Resolution passed on 4/28/10.

Idaho HJM 12. House State Affairs Committee. Introduced on 2/24/2010. Expresses disagreement with the Citizens United ruling and calls on the US Congress to take action through legislation or a constitutional amendment. Click here for additional information, including full text and current status. Referred to State Affairs on 2/25/10.

Massachusetts SD 2666. On June 21, 2010, a group of Massachusetts state legislators, led by Massachusetts State Senator Jamie Eldridge, introduced the Free Speech For People resolution in the state legislature (PDF). The resolution calls on the US Congress “to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.” Click here for additional information, including full text and current status. Referred to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary on 7/15/2010.

New Jersey AR 64. Assemblyman Herb Conaway (D-7). Introduced on 3/4/2010. Expresses disagreement with the Citizens United ruling and calls on the US Congress to pass a constitutional amendment. Click here for additional information, including full text. AR 64 was referred to the Assembly State Goverment Committee on 3/4/10.

South Dakota HCR 1018. Representative Ed Iron Cloud (D-27). Introduced on 3/9/2010. Expresses disagreement with the Citizens United ruling and calls on the US Congress to pass a constitutional amendment. Click here for additional information, including full text. HCR 1018 failed to pass the House of Representatives on 3/10/2010.

Washington SJM 8027. Senator Ken Jacobsen (D-46). Introduced on 2/4/2010. Expresses disagreement with the Citizens United ruling and calls on the US Congress to pass a constitutional amendment. Click here for additional information, including full text and current status. Reintroduced and retained in present status on 3/15/10.

Information on state resolutions reposted from the People for the American Way, ‘Legislation to Fix Citizens United‘.

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