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Introduced in Senate (01/17/2017)

This joint resolution eliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. The amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states.

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01/17/2017 Introduced in Senate

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01/17/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

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A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Subjects (5)

  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Due process and equal protection
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Women's rights

Cosponsors (30)

Committees (1)

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Senate Judiciary01/17/2017 Referred to

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