H.J.Res. 40 (107th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.


Mar 22, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 22, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2001
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Mar 22, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


211 cosponsors (192D, 17R, 1I, 1A) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 41 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 1999

H.J.Res. 37 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2003

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