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...for every child who is a citizen.

This resolution was introduced on July 20, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 20, 2006 (Introduced).

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HJ 92 IH

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. J. RES. 92

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to ensure a free and adequate education for every child who is a citizen.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 20, 2006

Mr. OWENS introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to ensure a free and adequate education for every child who is a citizen.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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    `In order to more effectively promote the common defense, provide for the general welfare, and establish a more perfect union; the right to a free and adequate education shall be guaranteed to every child who is a citizen of the United States of America.'.