H.J.Res. 44 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.


May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Pocan

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

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.


May 14, 2013

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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. 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.


26 cosponsors (26D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 25 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2015

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