US HJR17 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 213-1-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-03-23 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. The amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states.

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Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.


Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]
Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]
Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]
Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]
Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]
Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]
Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]
Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]
Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]
Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]
Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]
Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]
Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. Teresa Fernandez [D-NM]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]
Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]
Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Kathy Manning [D-NC]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]
Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]
Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]
Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]
Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Marilyn Strickland [D-WA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]
Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]
Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]
Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]
Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Sara Jacobs [D-CA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux [D-GA]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Deborah Ross [D-NC]
Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]
Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]
Rep. Kaialii Kahele [D-HI]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]
Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]
Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]

Roll Calls

2021-03-17 - House - On passage (Y: 222 N: 204 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2021-03-23SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
2021-03-22SenateRead the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
2021-03-18SenateReceived in the Senate.
2021-03-17HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
2021-03-17HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 222 - 204 (Roll no. 82). (text: CR H1419)
2021-03-17HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1475-1476)
2021-03-17HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J.Res. 17, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Fischbach demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until at time to be announced.
2021-03-17HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2021-03-17HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 17.
2021-03-17HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868 and H.J. Res. 17. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868, and H.J.Res. 17. The resolution provides that H.Res. 232 is hereby adopted.
2021-03-17HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 233. (consideration: CR H1419-1432)
2021-03-16HouseRule H. Res. 233 passed House.
2021-03-16HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 233 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868 and H.J. Res. 17. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868, and H.J.Res. 17. The resolution provides that H.Res. 232 is hereby adopted.
2021-01-21HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-21HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SJR1 (Same As) 2021-03-03 - Star Print ordered on the joint resolution.
HR233 (Related) 2021-03-16 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.


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