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Official Title as Introduced

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


Actions Overview (3)

Date
02/13/2020Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 183 (Roll no. 70).
01/16/2020Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-378.
11/08/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (18)

Date Chamber
02/13/2020SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
02/13/2020-11:21amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/13/2020-11:21amHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 183 (Roll no. 70). (text: CR H1129)
02/13/2020-10:51amHousePOINT OF ORDER - Mr. Sensenbrenner raised a point of order against the vote on passage of the joint resolution, stating that the vote required a two-thirds vote to amend the Constitution. The Chair overruled the point of order, pursuant to H.Res. 842, an affirmative vote of a majority of Members present and voting, is required on final passage of H.J. Res. 79. Mr. Sensenbrenner appealed the ruling of the Chair, and the Chair advised that she had not issued an appealable ruling and thus put the question on passage of the joint resolution.
02/13/2020-10:48amHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
02/13/2020-9:17amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 79.
02/13/2020-9:16amHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 and H.J. Res. 79. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each measure. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 under a structured rule and consideration of H.J.Res. 79 under a closed rule with a motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
02/13/2020-9:16amHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 844. (consideration: CR H1129-1143)
02/11/2020-2:22pmHouseRule H. Res. 844 passed House.
02/10/2020-7:15pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 844 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 and H.J. Res. 79. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each measure. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 under a structured rule and consideration of H.J.Res. 79 under a closed rule with a motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
01/16/2020HousePlaced on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 70.
01/16/2020HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-378.
11/13/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended).
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
11/13/2019HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
11/12/2019HouseSubcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Discharged.
11/09/2019HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
11/08/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
11/08/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (224)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 11/08/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 11/08/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cunningham, Joe [D-SC-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 11/12/2019
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32] 11/12/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 11/12/2019
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] 11/13/2019
Rep. Horn, Kendra S. [D-OK-5] 11/15/2019
Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22] 11/15/2019
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1] 11/18/2019
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] 11/19/2019
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 11/19/2019
Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] 12/16/2019

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary11/08/2019 Referred to
11/13/2019 Markup by
01/16/2020 Reported by H. Rept. 116-378
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties11/09/2019 Referred to
11/12/2019 Discharged from
Senate Judiciary02/13/2020 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to House (01/16/2020)

This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was 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.