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H. J. Res. 107 Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution
« on: January 28, 2014, 10:13:00 AM »

H.J.Res.107 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.
 
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HJ 107 IH




113th CONGRESS


2d Session





H. J. RES. 107




Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.



IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES




January 16, 2014



Mr. YARMUTH (for himself, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. SARBANES, and Mr. COHEN) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary




JOINT RESOLUTION





Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.



 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:




‘Article--

‘Section 1. Financial expenditures, or in-kind equivalents, with respect to a candidate for Federal office, without regard to whether or not a communication expressly advocates the election or defeat of a specified candidate in the election, shall not constitute protected speech, as guaranteed by this Constitution or any amendment to this Constitution.



‘Section 2. Congress shall have the power to enact a mandatory public financing system to provide funds to qualified candidates in elections for Federal office, which shall be the sole source of funds raised or spent with respect to Federal elections.




‘Section 3. Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of this article by appropriate legislation.’.


http://www.opencongress.org/bill/hjres107-113/show
« Last Edit: January 28, 2014, 10:13:52 AM by rangerrebew »
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Re: H. J. Res. 107 Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2014, 10:32:13 AM »
shall not constitute protected speech, as guaranteed by this Constitution or any amendment to this Constitution.

Good idea.  No slippery slope to see here, move on.

This Sarbanes guy, and anyone who is like-minded, needs to find a different line of work.  Giving him access to the police power of government is too much for him to handle properly.
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