H.J.Res.27 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to voluntary school prayer.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Emerson, Bill [R-MO-8] (Introduced 01/05/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/10/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (01/05/1993)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.J. Res. 27 Introduced in House (IH)] 103d CONGRESS 1st Session H. J. RES. 27 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to voluntary school prayer. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 5, 1993 Mr. Emerson (for himself and Mr. Hansen) 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 relating to voluntary school prayer. 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 hereby 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 if ratified by the legislatures of at least three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its proposal to the States by the Congress: ``Article-- ``Nothing in this Constitution shall be construed to prohibit individual or group prayer in public schools or other public institutions. No person shall be required by the United States or by any State to participate in prayer. Neither the United States nor any State shall prescribe the content of any such prayer.'' <all>