US SJR1 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 22 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-22 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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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Title

A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-22SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HJR17 (Same As) 2021-01-21 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

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Bill Comments

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