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H.J.Res. 92 (116th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime.


The text of the resolution below is as of Jun 29, 2020 (Introduced). The resolution was not adopted.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. J. RES. 92

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 29, 2020

submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude may be imposed as a punishment for a crime.

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