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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. J. RES. 5


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 17, 2017

Mr. Cardin (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mrs. Gillibrand, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Brown, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Reed, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Franken, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Markey, Mr. Udall, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Booker, Mr. Warner, Ms. Warren, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Van Hollen, and Mr. Menendez) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


JOINT RESOLUTION

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.