United States Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment. (HJ4)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/28/2017Committee
11/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101628D
11/28/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/13/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ4 and HJ2.

Comments

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 supports this bill.