S. J. RES. 5
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 17, 2017
Mr. Cardin (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mrs. Gillibrand, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Brown, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Reed, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Franken, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Markey, Mr. Udall, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Booker, Mr. Warner, Ms. Warren, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Van Hollen, and Mr. Menendez) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
That notwithstanding any time limit contained in House Joint Resolution 208, 92d Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972, the article of amendment proposed to the States in that joint resolution shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States.