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...of all United States territories and commonwealths.

This resolution was introduced on February 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 9, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 25

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 9, 2011

(for herself, Ms. Bordallo, and Mr. Sablan) 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 regarding presidential election voting rights for residents of all United States territories and commonwealths.

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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The right of citizens of the United States to vote in the election for President and Vice President shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of residency in a territory or commonwealth of the United States.

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The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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