H.J.Res. 33 (112th): Proposing an amendment the Constitution of the United States respecting the right to a clean, safe, and sustainable environment.


Feb 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jesse Jackson Jr.

Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants all persons the right to a clean, safe, and sustainable environment. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 33”). 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.


28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 33 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2009

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