Text: H.J.Res.53 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/31/2017)

1st Session
H. J. RES. 53

Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.


January 31, 2017

Ms. Speier (for herself, Ms. Adams, Ms. Barragán, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Ms. Brownley of California, Mrs. Bustos, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Cartwright, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Clay, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Cummings, Mr. DeFazio, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Delaney, Ms. DeLauro, Ms. DelBene, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Deutch, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Engel, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Foster, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Gutiérrez, Mr. Higgins of New York, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Jeffries, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Keating, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Kind, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Lee, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Ms. Matsui, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Moore, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Nadler, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Norcross, Ms. Norton, Mr. Pascrell, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Quigley, Miss Rice of New York, Mr. Richmond, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Rush, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Sánchez, Mr. Sarbanes, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Serrano, Ms. Sinema, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Takano, Ms. Titus, Mr. Tonko, Mrs. Torres, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Vargas, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Walz, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Welch, Mr. Yarmuth, Ms. Fudge, Mr. Courtney, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Evans, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Levin, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Peters, Mr. Heck, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Himes, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Perlmutter, Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire, Mr. Gallego, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mrs. Lawrence, Mr. Hastings, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Payne, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Nolan, Mr. Sires, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Kihuen, and Mrs. Watson Coleman) submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstanding any time limit contained in House Joint Resolution 208, 92d Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972, the article of amendment proposed to the States in that joint resolution shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States.

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