Summary: S.J.Res.73 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Failed of passage in Senate (03/20/1984)

(Measure failed of passage in Senate, roll call #34 (56-44))

Constitutional Amendment - Declares that nothing in the Constitution shall abridge the right of persons to participate in voluntary prayer in public schools or institutions. States that no person shall be required by the United States or by any State to participate in prayer. Prohibits the United States or any State from composing words of prayer to be said in the public schools.