H.J.RES.53: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime.

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193 (182 Democrats, 11 Republicans)

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This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude as a criminal punishment.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
June 17, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
June 17, 2021

Introduced in the House by Nikema Williams (D-Ga.)

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