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Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on January 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Cohens SIMPLE Voting Act Would Guarantee Early Voting Availability in Every State, Reduce Wait Times”
— Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 22, 2015
“Pocan and Ellison Call on Congress to Pass Right to Vote Constitutional Amendment”
— Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN5, 2007-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 9, 2015
May 14, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 44 (113th).
Jan 21, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 15, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 74 (115th).
Aug 7, 2020
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 93 (116th).
H.J.Res. 25 (114th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 25. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote, H.R.J. Res. 25, 114th Cong. (2015).
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