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J.R.S.11 (Act R-474)

Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sen. Dick Sears , Sen. Tim Ashe, Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Sally Fox, Sen. Harold Giard, Sen. Mark A. MacDonald, Sen. Dick McCormack, Sen. Hinda Miller, Sen. Anthony Pollina
5/5/2012 - As adopted by Senate and House
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/5/2012 - As adopted by Senate and House

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Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Roll Call History

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Committee Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Meeting Full List

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chair

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Jerry Greenfield, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Robin Lloyd, Women's International League for Peace and Justice
Esther Farnsworth, Women's International League for Peace and Justice
Barbara Grant
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Friday, March 18, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Ben Scotch, Lawyer
Paul Gillies

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chair, Chittenden County
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Anthony Irrapino, Citizen
Wally Roberts, Common Cause
Rob Roper, Citizen

Friday, February 10, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

James Leas, South Burlington
Ben Scotch
Brendan O"Leary, Professor of Political Science, University of PA and Queens University of Belfast

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

David Cobb

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
after floor

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Anthony Irrapino, Staff Attorney, Citizen
Ben Scotch

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Mark up and vote

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:30 PM

JRS11 - Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

amendment

Sen. Randy Brock, Franklin County

No committee documents found for J.R.S.11 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose amendments to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections and relating to the rights of corporations

Witnesses Who Testified

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Sen. Randy Brock, Franklin County
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Cobb
  • Esther Farnsworth, Women's International League for Peace and Justice
  • Paul Gillies
  • Barbara Grant
  • Jerry Greenfield, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
  • Anthony Irrapino, Citizen
  • Anthony Irrapino, Staff Attorney, Citizen
  • James Leas, South Burlington
  • Robin Lloyd, Women's International League for Peace and Justice
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chair
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chair, Chittenden County
  • Brendan O"Leary, Professor of Political Science, University of PA and Queens University of Belfast
  • Wally Roberts, Common Cause
  • Rob Roper, Citizen
  • Ben Scotch
  • Ben Scotch, Lawyer

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No fiscal documents found for J.R.S.11 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference data found for J.R.S.11 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel

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