H.J.Res.1 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Edwards, Don [D-CA-10] (Introduced 01/03/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/27/1989 Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. (All Actions)|
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B37 Rosey 1/4/89 [OC] HJ 1 IH1S 101st CONGRESS 1st Session H. J. RES. 1 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 3, 1989 Mr. EDWARDS of California (for himself, Mr. FISH, Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. AKAKA, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. ATKINS, Mr. AUCOIN, Mr. BATES, Mr. BEILENSON, Mr. BERMAN, Mrs. BOGGS, Mr. BOSCO, Mr. BOUCHER, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. BRENNAN, Mr. BROOKS, Mr. BROWN of California, Mr. BROWN of Colorado, Mr. BRYANT, Mr. CARDIN, Mr. CARPER, Mr. CARR, Mr. CHANDLER, Mr. CLARKE, Mr. CLAY, Mr. CLINGER, Mr. COELHO, Mr. COLEMAN of Texas, Mrs. COLLINS, Mr. CONTE, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. COURTER, Mr. COYNE, Mr. CROCKETT, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. DE LUGO, Mr. DIXON, Mr. DORGAN of North Dakota, Mr. DYMALLY, Mr. EVANS, Mr. FASCELL, Mr. FAUNTROY, Mr. FAWELL, Mr. FAZIO, Mr. FLORIO, Mr. FORD of Michigan, Mr. FRANK, Mr. FRENZEL, Mr. GALLO, Mr. GEJDENSON, Mr. GEPHARDT, Mr. GILMAN, Mr. GLICKMAN, Mr. GREEN, Mr. HAMILTON, Mr. HAWKINS, Mr. HAYES of Illinois, Mr. HORTON, Mr. HOYER, Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut, Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota, Mr. JONTZ, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. KASTENMEIER, Mr. KENNEDY, Mrs. KENNELLY, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. LEACH of Iowa, Mr. LEHMAN of Florida, Mr. LEVINE of California, Mr. LOWERY of California, Mr. MANTON, Mr. MARKEY, Mrs. MARTIN of Illinois, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. LEVIN of Michigan, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. MCCLOSKEY, Mr. MCCURDY, Mr. MCHUGH, Mr. MILLER of California, Mr. MFUME, Mr. MILLER of Washington, Mr. MINETA, Mr. MOODY, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. MORRISON of Connecticut, Mr. MORRISON of Washington, Mr. MRAZEK, Mr. NAGLE, Ms. OAKAR, Mr. OLIN, Mr. OWENS of New York, Mr. PANETTA, Mr. PAYNE of New Jersey, Mr. PEASE, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. PEPPER, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. RICHARDSON, Mr. ROE, Mr. ROYBAL, Mr. SABO, Mrs. SAIKI, Mr. SCHEUER, Mr. SHARP, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. SKAGGS, Ms. SLAUGHTER of New York, Mr. SMITH of Florida, Mrs. SMITH of Nebraska, Ms. SNOWE, Mr. SOLARZ, Mr. STARK, Mr. STUDDS, Mr. SWIFT, Mr. TORRES, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. TRAXLER, Mr. UDALL, Mr. VENTO, Mr. VISCLOSKY, Mr. WALGREN, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. WEISS, Mr. WHEAT, Mr. WILLIAMS, Mr. WILSON, Mr. WOLPE, Mr. WYDEN, and Mr. YATES) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission by the Congress: `Article-- `SECTION 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. `SECTION 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article. `SECTION 3. This article shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.'.