United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

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Session 5650: 1881-12-13 00:00:00

Resolution for Select Committee on Woman Suffrage is reported back from the Committee on Rules

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Proposal for Select Committee on Woman Suffrage

There are 3 proposed amendments related to this document on which decisions have not been taken.

Resolved, That a select committee of seven Senators be appointed by the Chair, to whom may be referred all petitions, bills, and resolves providing for the extension of suffrage to women or the removal of their legal disabilities.

Decisions yet to be taken

  • Motion to Refer the Resolution to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims (introduced on 1881-12-16 00:00:00 - PROCEDURE)
  • Question on the Adoption of the Resolution (introduced on 1881-12-16 00:00:00 - PROCEDURE)
  • The Morning Hour Has Expired (introduced on 1881-12-16 00:00:00 - PROCEDURE)