H.J.Res. 17 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the protection of unborn children and other persons.
Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for South Dakota's 2nd congressional district
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 236 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 1, 1979
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- 1/15/1979--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares the term "person," with respect to due process and equal protection, applicable to human beings irrespective of age, health, function or condition of dependency, including the ...
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 17” 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.
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