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United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy Amendment

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


In the Senate - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Applying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that affirms every citizen's individual right to vote, reserves inalienable political rights to natural persons, and authorizes regulation of contributions and expenditures intended to influence elections.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky, Smith, Benson, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosapepe, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HJ0006
Introduced in a prior session as: HJ0008 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Campaign Financing
Congress, U.S.
Constitutional Amendments
Constitution, U.S.
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Human Rights
Interstate Affairs
Rules and Regulations
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

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November 28, 2017 1:14 P.M.