S.J.Res. 7 (104th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the intent of the Constitution to neither prohibit nor require public school prayer.

Introduced:
Jan 04, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Robert Byrd
Senator from West Virginia
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 05, 1995
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 15 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 06, 1997

H.J.Res. 1 (Related)
Balanced Budget Amendment

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 06, 1996

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 04, 1995
Reported by Committee Jan 05, 1995
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
 
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S.J.Res. stands for Senate joint resolution.

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1/4/1995--Introduced.
Constitutional Amendment - Declares that nothing in the Constitution shall be construed to prohibit or require voluntary prayer in public schools or at public school extracurricular activities.

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