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passing the Equal Rights Amendment • 

  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.

 
Which states have not ratified the Equal Rights Amendment?

 
  In Congress:

 
  H.J.RES.37 (House)
March 15, 2005

  Title: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.
Sponsor: Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] (introduced 3/15/2005)  Cosponsors (168)
Related Bills: S.J.RES.7
Latest Major Action: 3/15/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

 
  S.J.RES.7 (Senate)
March 15, 2005

  Title: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.
Sponsor: Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] (introduced 3/15/2005) Cosponsors (17)
Related Bills: H.J.RES.37
Latest Major Action: 3/15/2005 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 
  H.J.RES.311 (House)
January 25, 2005

  Title: To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Alice Paul in recognition of her role in the women's suffrage movement and in advancing equal rights for women.
Sponsor: Rep Baca, Joe [CA-43] (introduced 1/25/2005) Cosponsors: 97
Latest Major Action: 1/25/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 
 
H.J.RES.37 (House)
March 12, 2003

  Title: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.
Sponsor: Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] (introduced 3/12/2003) Cosponsors: 202
Latest Major Action: 5/5/2003 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.

 
  S.J.RES.10 (Senate)
March 22, 2001

  A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for women and men.
Latest Major Action: 3/22/2001 Referred to Senate committee: Senate Judiciary

 
  H.J.RES.40 (House)
March 22, 2001

  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.
Last major action: 4/19/2001 Referred to House subcommittee on Constitution

 
  Press Release

  E.R.A. Introduced by Carolyn Maloney

 
  H.Res.98 (House)
March 22, 2001

  Requiring the House of Representatives to take any legislative action necessary to verify the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the Constitution when the legislatures of an additional three States ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
Last major action: 4/19/2001 Referred to House subcommittee on Constitution

 
  S.104 (Senate)

  A bill to require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.
Latest Major Action: 9/10/2001 Senate committee/subcommittee actions: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Hearings held

 
  H.R.1111 (House)

  Title: To require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.
Latest Major Action: 5/30/2001 Referred to House subcommittee

 
     

 
 
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