H.J.Res. 47 (112th): Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.


Mar 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
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Summary (CRS)

3/8/2011--Introduced.Eliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, ... Read more >

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Mar 8, 2011

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 47”). 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.


56 cosponsors (56D) (show)
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