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

Introduced:

Mar 22, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2001
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/22/2001--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Read more >
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

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 40” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 22, 2001

Details

Cosponsors
211 cosponsors (192D, 17R, 1I, 1A) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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