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Text of A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

This resolution was introduced on March 22, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 22, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. J. RES. 39

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 22, 2012

(for himself, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Durbin, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Harkin, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Menendez, and Ms. Mikulski) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

That notwithstanding any time limit contained in House Joint Resolution 208, 92d Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972, the article of amendment proposed to the States in that joint resolution shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States.