H.J.Res. 898 (95th): A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States extending the right to vote in any election to nominate any candidate for any Federal office to citizens who will be eighteen years of age or older on the date of the election for such office.


May 11, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 11, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Leo Ryan

Representative for California's 11th congressional district


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May 11, 1978

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