Text: H.J.Res.29 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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109th 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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 2, 2005

Mr. Jackson of Illinois (for himself, Ms. Carson, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Clay, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Ford, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Jefferson, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Ms. Kilpatrick of Michigan, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Meek of Florida, Mr. Owens, Mr. Rush, Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Ms. Velázquez, Ms. Waters, Ms. Watson, Mr. Watt, Ms. McKinney, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Millender-McDonald, and Mr. Al Green of Texas) 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 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:

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section 1. All persons shall enjoy the right to a public education of equal high quality.

section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce and implement this article by appropriate legislation.”.