United States Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment. (SJ4)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


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 »


Bill Has Failed


11/20/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
11/20/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100396D
11/20/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
11/20/2017Introduced bill reprinted 18100396D
11/21/2017Introduced bill reprinted 18100396D
02/09/2018Failed to report (defeated) in Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ2 and HJ4.


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

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill.

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

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill.