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H.J.Res. 48: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing that the rights extended by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only.

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Pramila Jayapal

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on May 20, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 20, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

63 Cosponsors (63 Democrats)

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History

May 20, 2021
 
Introduced

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Ratified by State Legislatures

H.J.Res. 48 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. 48. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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