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SJRCA 75 - Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment - Key Vote

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Matt Murphy voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (39-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.

Highlights:
  • Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
  • Specifies that equality of rights under law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex. 
  • Specifies that Congress shall have the power to enforce by appropriate legislation the provisions of this article. 
  • Specifies that the amendment will take effect two years after the date of ratification.
  • Specifies that the time limit for the Equal Rights Amendment ratification may be disregarded due to its’ location in the resolving clause, and not in the amendment proposed by Congress in 1978. 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment

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