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house Bill H. Joint Res. 53

Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

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Official Title

Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Summary

This joint resolution 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. The amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states.

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      house Committees
      The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 31st, 2017