S.J.Res. 10 (113th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.


Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez
Senior Senator from New Jersey


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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/5/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits denying or abridging equality of rights under the law by the United States or by any state on account of sex.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 21 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2011

H.J.Res. 56 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 10” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 5, 2013


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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