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May 11, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This resolution was introduced on May 11, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 11th congressional district
5/11/1978--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Extends the right to vote in any election to nominate candidates for the office of President or Vice President of the United States, or of Senator or ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 898”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 898 — 95th Congress: A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States extending the right .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hjres898
“H.J.Res. 898 — 95th Congress: A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States extending the right ....” www.GovTrack.us. 1978. October 14, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hjres898>
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