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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.'.