H.J.RES.38: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

About This Bill

Bill Cosponsors

188 (186 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Bill Summary

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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 8 statements associated with H.J.RES.38.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 30
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice.
Jan. 30
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 30
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Jan. 30

Introduced in the House by Jackie Speier (D-Calif.)

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