H.J.Res. 534 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Introduced:

Jul 14, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 14, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Allen Ertel
Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district
Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/14/1982--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex.

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 534” 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
Jul 14, 1982

Details

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