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H.J.Res. 51: Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

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

Introduced: May 13, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Summary: Eliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares that such amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states.

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