United States Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment. (HJ577)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Constitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States 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 »


07/20/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee


07/20/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100132D
07/20/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ579 and SJ270.


Jenny Glass writes:

The ACLU of Virginia strongly supports ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifying the ERA is an important step toward achieving full gender equity and will provide the highest level of constitutional protection against sex-based discrimination.

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