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24th Amendment

Text of 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 57

State of New Jersey

 
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ratifying proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States, relating to the qualifications of electors.
WHEREAS, By a resolution in Congress entitled “Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the qualifications of electors,” passed during the second session of the Eighty-Seventh Congress of the United States, the following article was proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States:
“ARTICLE
“Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice-President, for electors for President or Vice-President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.
“Sec. 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”
therefore, [pg. 1]

BE IT RESOLVED by the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey (the Senate concurring):
1. That the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, on behalf of the State of New Jersey, does hereby ratify the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which is set forth in a resolution of the Congress entitled “Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the qualifications of electors,” passed during the second session of the Eighty-Seventh Congress of the United States, and which is reproduced in the preamble to this concurrent resolution.
2. That the Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey be and he is hereby directed to notify the Secretary of State of the United States and the Administrator of General Services of the United States of the action taken by the Legislature of the State of New Jersey with respect to said proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States.[pg. 2]

GENERAL ASSEMBLY No. A.C.R. 57
GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
December 3, 1962.
This bill having been three times read in the General Assembly,
RESOLVED, That the same do pass.
By order of the General Assembly.
John W. Davis, Speaker of the General Assembly  
SENATE,
December 3, 1962.
This bill having been three times read and compared in the Senate,
RESOLVED, That the same do pass.
By order of the Senate.
F. S. Farley, President of the Senate  [pg. 3]

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