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United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy Amendment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gaines


In the House - Hearing 3/10 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 constitutional rights to natural persons, and authorizes regulation of contributions and expenditures intended to influence elections.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Gaines, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Bromwell, Brooks, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Glenn, Gutierrez, Haynes, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, C. Howard, Jackson, Jameson, Jones, Kelly, Knotts, Kramer, Krimm, Lam, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McCray, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Oaks, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Proctor, Queen, Reznik, Robinson, Sanchez, Sophocleus, Stein, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, A. Washington, M. Washington, C. Wilson, K. Young, P. Young, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SJ0004
Introduced in a prior session as: SJ0002 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
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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 1:08 P.M.