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H.J.Res. 37 (108th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

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Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2003
Length: 3 pages
Mar 12, 2003
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 12, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


202 Cosponsors (183 Democrats, 17 Republicans, 1 Popular Democrat, 1 Independent)



Mar 12, 2003

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.J.Res. 37 (108th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 37. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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