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Reported to House amended (02/16/1978)

(Reported to House from the Committee on the Judiciary with amendment, H. Rept. 95-886)

Constitutional Amendment - Provides that the District of Columbia be treated as a State for purposes of representation in the Congress, election of the President and Vice President, and Article V of the Constitution of the United States.

Repeals the provisions of the twenty-third amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Requires for adoption that this amendment be ratified within seven years.