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

Introduced:

May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Mark Pocan
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 2 pages

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.

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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

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 44” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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 resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
May 14, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
26 cosponsors (26D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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