US HJR79 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 223-2)
Status: Introduced on November 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-16 - Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 70.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. 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. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]
Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]
Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]
Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]
Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]
Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]
Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]
Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]
Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]
Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]
Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]
Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]
Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]
Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]
Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]
Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]
Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]
Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]
Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]
Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]
Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]
Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Joe Cunningham [D-SC]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]
Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]
Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK]
Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]


2020-01-16HousePlaced on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 70.
2020-01-16HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-378.
2019-11-13HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended).
2019-11-13HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-11-12HouseSubcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Discharged.
2019-11-09HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
2019-11-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-11-08HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HJR38 (Related) 2019-01-30 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
SJR6 (Same As) 2019-01-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


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