H.J.Res. 834 (94th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the protection of unborn children and other persons.

Introduced:

Mar 1, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 1, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Larry Pressler
Representative for South Dakota's 1st congressional district
Republican

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/1/1976--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that, with respect to the right to life, the word 'person', as used in this article and in the fifth and fourteenth amendments to the Constitution ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 774 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 1976

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 834” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 1, 1976

Details

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