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19th Amendment

Text of 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution


Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1

State of New Jersey

 
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ratifying an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of New Jersey, the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey concurring:
1. The amendment to the Constitution of the United States proposed at the sixty-sixth Congress by resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, to the several State Legislatures, be and the same is hereby, upon the part of this Legislature, ratified and made a part of the Constitution of the United States, said amendment having been approved, and is in the following words, to wit:
ARTICLE XIX
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.
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
2. That certified copies of the foregoing concurrent resolution be forwarded by the Governor of the State of New Jersey to the President of the United States, the Secretary of State of the United States, the President of the Senate of the United States and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. [pg. 1]

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 1
SENATE,
February 2, 1920
This bill having been three times read in the Senate,
RESOLVED, That the same do pass.
By order of the Senate.
Clarence E. Case, President of the Senate  
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY,
February 9, 1920
This bill having been three times read and compared in the House of Assembly,
RESOLVED, That the same do pass.
By order of the House of Assembly.
W. Irving Glover, Speaker of the House of Assembly   [pg. 2]


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