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A Law Proposed By Initiative Petition

Montana Ballot Measure - Initiative No. 166

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)

Outcome: Passed

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Federal, State and Local Relations
Campaign Finance

Measure Text


Ballot initiative I-166 establishes a state policy that corporations are not entitled to
constitutional rights because they are not human beings, and charges Montana elected and appointed officials, state and federal, to implement that policy. With this policy, the people of Montana establish that there should be a level playing field in campaign spending, in part by prohibiting corporate campaign contributions and expenditures and by limiting political spending in elections. Further, Montana’s congressional delegation is charged with proposing a joint resolution offering an amendment to the United States Constitution establishing that corporations are not human beings entitled to constitutional rights.

[ ] FOR charging Montana elected and appointed officials, state and federal, with
implementing a policy that corporations are not human beings with constitutional rights.

[ ] AGAINST charging Montana elected and appointed officials, state and federal, with implementing a policy that corporations are not human beings with constitutional rights.

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