S.J.Res. 11 (108th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for women and men.


Mar 18, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 18, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy
Senator from Massachusetts


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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2003
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/18/2003--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.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 10 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 22, 2001

H.J.Res. 37 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2003

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 11” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 18, 2003


21 cosponsors (21D) (show)
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