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 5972: 1884-03-28 00:00:00

S. R. 19 is reported back from the Select Committee on Woman Suffrage

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S. R. 19 [Select Committee on Woman Suffrage Report]

There are 2 proposed amendments related to this document on which decisions have not been taken.

Resolved, &c., That the following article be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States; which when ratified by three-fourths of the said Legislatures, shall be valid as part of said Constitution, namely:


SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

SEC. 2. The Congress shall have power, by appropriate legislation, to enforce the provisions of this article.

Decisions yet to be taken

  • S. R. 19 [Select Committee on Woman Suffrage Report] (introduced on 1884-03-28 00:00:00 - CREATE) [This document]
    • Order of Business: S. R. 19 (introduced on 1884-06-02 00:00:00 - PROCEDURE)
    • Notice to Take Up S. R. 19 (introduced on 1885-03-02 09:00:00 - PROCEDURE)