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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2021
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This resolution was introduced on February 3, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
17 Cosponsors (17 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Meng, Pressley, Schakowsky Reintroduce Amendment to Lower Voting Age”
— Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY6] (Sponsor) on Mar 1, 2021
“Schakowsky, Pressley, Meng Re-Introduce Amendment to Lower Voting Age”
— Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 1, 2021
“Pressley, Meng, Schakowsky Re-Introduce Amendment to Lower Voting Age”
— Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA7] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 1, 2021
Aug 3, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 138 (115th).
Jan 9, 2019
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 23 (116th).
Feb 3, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 11, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 16.
H.J.Res. 23 (117th) 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. 23. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. 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 extending the right to vote to citizens sixteen years of age or older, H.R.J. Res. 23, 117th Cong. (2021).
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