H.J.Res. 40 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Introduced:

Mar 27, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 27, 2007, 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 27, 2007
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/27/2007--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits denying or abridging equality of rights under the law by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 37 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2005

H.J.Res. 61 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2009

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 27, 2007

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Cosponsors
204 cosponsors (196D, 8R) (show)
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