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Equal Rights Amendment: SJ Res.21 - HJ Res.69 - SJ Res.39 and HJ Res.47

2,817
Supporters

This has been going on for far too long. Although we realize that there are still 3 more states needed to ratify - it's still VERY important for us to let Congress and the President know that we still care, we still want this and we are still fighting for it.

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View the bills:

H.J.Res.47: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. (aka: The Three State Solution)

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.J.RES.47:

S.J.Res.39: A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. 

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.J.RES.39:

The Text:

JOINT RESOLUTION

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

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,That notwithstanding any time limit contained in House Joint Resolution 208 of the Ninety-second Congress, second session, the article of amendment proposed to the States in that joint resolution shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution whenever ratified by three additional States.

H.J.Res.69

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres69

S.J.Res.21

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/sjres21

The Text:

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States:

‘Article--

‘Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

‘Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

‘Section 3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.’.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Florida State House
  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • Lt. Governor of Florida
    Jennifer Carroll
  • Governor of Illinois
    Pat Quinn
  • Lt. Governor of Virginia
    Bill Bolling
  • Florida Governor


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