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H.J.Res. 38: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

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Jackie Speier

Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Jan 30, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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H.J.Res. 79 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Feb 13, 2020

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What legislators are saying

Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano Join Advocates, Congressional Leaders in Call for ERA
    — Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] (Sponsor) on Apr 30, 2019

Congressional Leaders, Actors and Activists Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano, and Advocates Call for Ratification of ERA Following First Congressional Hearing in 30+ Years
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 30, 2019

Cardin Statement on House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] on Apr 30, 2019

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History

Jan 30, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.J.Res. 38 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 38. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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