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General Assembly

 

Proposed House Joint Resolution No. 33

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2182

 

*02182*

Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. HENNESSY, 127th Dist.

 

RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO REVERSE THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT'S DECISION KNOWN AS CITIZENS UNITED.

Resolved by this Assembly:

That the General Assembly urges the Congress of the United States to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution, for ratification by the states, that effectively reverses the United States Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow for the prohibition of independent expenditures by corporations and other entities.