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H.J.RES.113: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Jackie Speier, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 147 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 27, 2014
Latest Major Action April 16, 2014
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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, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares that such amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
March 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.