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[H.J. Res. 29 Introduced in House (IH)]







108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. J. RES. 29

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
 regarding the right of all citizens of the United States to a public 
                    education of equal high quality.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 4, 2003

 Mr. Jackson of Illinois (for himself, Mrs. Christensen, Mrs. Jones of 
  Ohio, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Payne, Mr. Rush, Mr. Towns, Mr. Thompson of 
   Mississippi, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Ms. 
Norton, Mr. Owens, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Ms. Watson, Ms. Kilpatrick, 
  Mr. Clay, Mr. Kucinich, Ms. Lee, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Acevedo-
   Vila, Mr. Conyers, and Mr. Fattah) introduced the following joint 
    resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
 regarding the right of all citizens of the United States to a public 
                    education of equal high quality.

    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:

                              ``Article--

    ``Section 1. All citizens of the United States shall enjoy the 
right to a public education of equal high quality.
    ``Section 2. The Congress shall have power to implement this 
article by appropriate legislation.''.
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