H.J.Res. 28 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jesse Jackson Jr.
Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/14/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants all U.S. citizens who are 18 years of age or older the right to vote in any public election held in the jurisdiction in which the ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 28 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 28” 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
Feb 14, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
51 cosponsors (51D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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