United States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment. (SJ11)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


United States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment remains viable and may be ratified notwithstanding the expiration of the 10-year ratification period set out in the resolving clause, as amended, in the proposal adopted by Congress. Read the Bill »


01/19/2016: Incorporated into Another Bill


12/21/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101146D
12/21/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/19/2016Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SJ1-Surovell) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ1 and HJ136.


ACLU-VA Women's Rights and Reproductive Freedom, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill.

ACLU-VA Women's Rights and Reproductive Freedom writes:

The ACLU of Virginia strongly supports this bill.