H.J.RES.47: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

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Bill Summary

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, second session. Declares that such amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the necessary number of additional states.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
March 8, 2011

Introduced in the House by Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)

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