H.J.Res. 53: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

134 nations contain constitutional provisions guaranteeing gender equality under the law. 80 percent of Americans incorrectly believe the U.S. Constitution already does. It does not. Nevada may have just resuscitated the major political issue, which had remained largely dormant for decades. On March 22nd, 2017, in a currently symbolic move, Nevada voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 31, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 31, 2017

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 31, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Jackie Speier

Representative for California's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2017
Length: 2 pages

History

Jan 31, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 53 is 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.

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