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116th Congress

  • H.J.Res. 39 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections and granting Congress and the States the power to establish limits on contributions and expenditures in elections for public office.
  • H.J.Res. 33 | Representative John Yarmuth [KY-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 21 | Representative Kurt Schrader [OR-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to regulate campaign contributions for Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 2 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-22] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

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115th Congress

  • S.J.Res. 20 | Senator Jon Tester [MT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies, and other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.
  • S.J.Res. 8 | Senator Tom Udall [NM] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • H.J.Res. 141 | Representative Jerry McNerney [CA-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the permissible sources of funding for elections for public office and State ballot measures.
  • H.J.Res. 136 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections and granting Congress and the States the power to establish limits on contributions and expenditures in elections for public office.
  • H.J.Res. 126 | Representative John Yarmuth [KY-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 113 | Representative Adam Schiff [CA-28] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • H.J.Res. 90 | Representative Carol Shea-Porter [NH-1] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.
  • H.J.Res. 88 | Representative Jim McGovern [MA-2] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.
  • H.J.Res. 64 | Representative Kurt Schrader [OR-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to regulate campaign contributions for Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 48 | Representative Rick Nolan [MN-8] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing that the rights extended by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only.
  • H.J.Res. 31 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-22] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

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114th Congress

  • S.J.Res. 7 | Senator Jon Tester [MT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies, and other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.
  • S.J.Res. 5 | Senator Tom Udall [NM] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 4 | Senator Bernie Sanders [VT] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • H.J.Res. 58 | Representative Adam Schiff [CA-28] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • H.J.Res. 53 | Representative John Yarmuth [KY-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 48 | Representative Rick Nolan [MN-8] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing that the rights extended by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only.
  • H.J.Res. 46 | Representative Kurt Schrader [OR-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to regulate campaign contributions for Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 38 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections and granting Congress and the States the power to establish limits on contributions and expenditures in elections for public office.
  • H.J.Res. 36 | Representative Donna Edwards [MD-4] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.
  • H.J.Res. 31 | Representative Jerry McNerney [CA-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the permissible sources of funding for elections for public office and State ballot measures.
  • H.J.Res. 24 | Representative John Carney [DE-at large] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority of Congress and the States to regulate political campaign contributions and expenditures, including independent expenditures.
  • H.J.Res. 23 | Representative Jim McGovern [MA-2] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.
  • H.J.Res. 22 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-21] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

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113th Congress

  • S.J.Res. 19 | Senator Tom Udall [NM] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 18 | Senator Jon Tester [MT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.
  • S.J.Res. 11 | Senator Bernie Sanders [VT] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • S.J.Res. 5 | Senator Max Baucus [MT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to authorizing regulation of contributions to candidates for State public office and Federal office by corporations, entities organized and operated for profit, and labor organization, and expenditures by such entities and labor organizations in support of, or opposition to such candidates.
  • H.J.Res. 121 | Representative John Carney [DE-at large] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority of Congress and the States to regulate political campaign contributions and expenditures, including independent expenditures.
  • H.J.Res. 119 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-21] | Text | Cosponsors | Democracy For All Amendment
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • H.J.Res. 107 | Representative John Yarmuth [KY-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 34 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-21] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • H.J.Res. 32 | Representative Kurt Schrader [OR-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to regulate campaign contributions for Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 31 | Representative Adam Schiff [CA-28] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • H.J.Res. 29 | Representative Rick Nolan [MN-8] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing that the rights extended by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only.
  • H.J.Res. 25 | Representative Donna Edwards [MD-4] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.
  • H.J.Res. 21 | Representative Jim McGovern [MA-2] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.
  • H.J.Res. 20 | Representative Jim McGovern [MA-2] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to elections.
  • H.J.Res. 14 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections and granting Congress and the States the power to establish limits on contributions and expenditures in elections for public office.
  • H.J.Res. 13 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9]| Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections.
  • H.J.Res. 12 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.

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112th Congress

  • S.J.Res. 35 | Senator Max Baucus [MT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing Congress and states to regulate to raising and spending of corporate and labor funds in support of or in opposition to candidates running for federal and states offices.
  • S.J.Res. 33 | Senator Bernie Sanders [VT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to expressly exclude for-profit corporations from the rights given to natural persons by the Constitution of the United States, prohibit corporate spending in all elections, and affirm the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations and to regulate and set limits on all election contributions and expenditures.
  • S.J.Res. 29 | Senator Tom Udall [NM] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • H.J.Res. 111 | Representative Adam Schiff [CA-29] | Text | Cosponsors
    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.
  • H.J.Res. 100 | Representative Dennis Kucinich [OH-10] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States declaring that elections should be publicly funded.
  • H.J.Res. 97 | Representative John Yarmuth [KY-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States declaring that spending on elections does not qualify as protected speech under the First Amendment, giving Congress the authority to create a public financing system as the sole source of funding for federal elections, and designating a national holiday for the purpose of voting.
  • H.J.Res. 92 | Representative Keith Ellison [MN-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the disbursement of funds for political activity by for-profit corporations and other for-profit business organizations.
  • H.J.Res. 90 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-19] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to expressly exclude for-profit corporations from the rights given to natural persons by the Constitution of the United States, prohibit corporate spending in all elections, and affirm the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations and to regulate and set limits on all election contributions and expenditures.
  • H.J.Res. 88 | Representative Jim McGovern [MA-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United v. FEC and to make clear that corporations are not people.
  • H.J.Res. 86 | Representative Betty Sutton [OH-13] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to reverse the Supreme Court’s decision on the Citizens United v. FEC.
  • H.J.Res. 82 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-19] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.
  • H.J.Res. 78 | Representative Donna Edwards [MD-4] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.
  • H.J.Res. 72 | Representative Kurt Schrader [OR-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States affirming the power of Congress and the States to regulate contribution of funds to candidates and the expenditure of funds intended to influence the outcome of elections.
  • H.J.Res. 65 | Representative Dan Boren [OK-2] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit candidates for election to Congress from accepting contributions from individuals who do not reside in the State or Congressional district the candidate seeks to represent.
  • H.J.Res. 8 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.
  • H.J.Res. 7 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections.
  • H.J.Res. 6 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States waiving the application of the first article of amendment to the political speech of corporations and other business organizations with respect to the disbursement of funds in connection with public elections and granting Congress and the States the power to establish limits on contributions and expenditures in elections for public office.

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111th Congress

  • S.J.Res. 36 | Senator Max Baucus [MT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to authorizing regulation of contributions to candidates for State public office and Federal office by corporations and labor organizations, and expenditures by corporate entities and labor organizations in support of, or opposition to such candidates.
  • S.J.Res. 28 | Senator Chris Dodd [CT] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • H.J.Res. 98 | Representative Ted Deutch [FL-19] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing regulation of any expenditure in connection to an election.
  • H.J.Res. 84 | Representative Kurt Schrader [OR-5] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to regulate campaign contributions for Federal elections.
  • H.J.Res. 82 | Representative Paul Hodes [NH-2] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing the “Doris ‘Granny D’ Haddock Amendment of 2010” to the Constitution of the United States regarding the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the spending and activities of corporations with regard to political campaigns and campaigns for election for public office.
  • H.J.Res. 74 | Representative Donna Edwards [MD-4] | Text | Cosponsors
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States permitting Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds by corporations engaging in political speech.
  • H.J.Res. 68 | Representative Leonard Boswell [IA-3] | Text | Cosponsors
    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 campaign for election for Federal office.

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Before Citizens United

  • S.J.Res. 21 | Senator Chuck Schumer [NY] | Text | Cosponsors | 110th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 5Senator Fritz Hollings [SC] | Text | Cosponsors | 108th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 4 | Senator Fritz Hollings [SC] | Text | Cosponsors | 107th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 6 | Senator Fritz Hollings [SC] | Text | Cosponsors | 106th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 18 | Senator Fritz Hollings [SC] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 2 | Senator Fritz Hollings [SC] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 48 | Senator Arlen Specter [PA] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • S.J.Res. 47 | Senator Bill Bradley [NJ] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to permit the Congress to limit contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • S.J.Res. 18 | Senator Fritz Hollings [SC] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution relative to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections for Federal, State, and local office.
  • H.J.Res. 13 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors | 111th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.
  • H.J.Res. 61 | Representative Brian Higgins [NY-27] | Text | Cosponsors | 110th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • H.J.Res. 76 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors | 109th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.
  • H.J.Res. 5 | Representative John Dingell [MI-15] | Text | Cosponsors | 108th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 2 | Representative John Dingell [MI-16] | Text | Cosponsors | 107th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 13 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors | 106th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections for Federal and State office.
  • H.J.Res. 8 | Representative Eliot L. Engel [NY-17] | Text | Cosponsors | 106th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 3 | Representative John Dingell [MI-16] | Text | Cosponsors | 106th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 108 | Representative Jim Moran [VA-8] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow the limitation of contributions and expenditures respecting elections.
  • H.J.Res. 47 | Representative Dick Gephardt [MO-3] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit campaign spending.
  • H.J.Res. 17 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections for Federal and State office.
  • H.J.Res. 14 | Representative Eliot L. Engel [NY-17] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 9 | Representative John Dingell [MI-16] | Text | Cosponsors | 105th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 187 | Representative Harold Volkmer [MO-9] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to expenditures to affect Congressional, Presidential, State, and local elections.
  • H.J.Res. 172 | Representative Phil English [PA-21] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
  • H.J.Res. 171 | Representative Tom Lantos [CA-12] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to permit the Congress to limit contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office.
  • H.J.Res. 114 | Representative Marcy Kaptur [OH-9] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections for Federal and State office.
  • H.J.Res. 97 | Representative John Dingell [MI-16] | Text | Cosponsors | 104th Congress
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the Congress to limit expenditures in elections for Federal office.

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