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May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 2 pages
5/14/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants every U.S. citizen of legal voting age the fundamental right to vote in any public election held in the jurisdiction in which the citizen resides. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 25.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 44”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 44 — 113th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hjres44
“H.J.Res. 44 — 113th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote..” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hjres44>
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|date=May 14, 2013
|quote=Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.