S.J.Res.29 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

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  • Official: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. as introduced.

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Tom Udall

D-NM

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This constitutional amendment would overturn the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission and 1976 Buckley v. Valeo rulings by asserting that Congress and state legislatures have authority to regulate the raising and spending of money for elections.
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Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress and the states the power to regulate the raising and spending of money and in kind equivalents with respect to federal and state elections, respectively.


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