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H.J.Res. 31: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the permissible sources of funding for elections for public office and State ballot measures.

Title: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the permissible sources of funding for elections for public office and State ballot measures.

Introduced: Feb 11, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Summary: Constitutional Amendment This bill specifies individual citizens or public election financing or voter education systems as the only sources of funding to directly or indirectly support or oppose campaigns for election to public office or state ballot measures. The Congress, the states, and local jurisdictions are required to establish limits on the amount of contributions individuals may make with respect to a single campaign for election to public office. States and local jurisdictions are required to establish limits on the amount of contributions individuals may make with respect to a ballot measure. The total of combined contributions to the principal campaign committee of a candidate from citizens who are not eligible to vote for the candidate is limited to the total of combined contributions from citizens who are eligible to vote for the candidate.

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