Constitutional Amendment Article V

Amendment Article V

CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I, Section 20

Discrimination on account of sex.

HJR 4             1972

            Senate:             1524-1544, 1546-1551

            House:             869-882

            Committee:     Government Administration & Elections: 33-49

                                                Total Pages: 58 pages

 

Adopted: November 27, 1974 by a popular vote of  460,711 in favor and 135,427 against.

 

“the time has come to bring an end to sex discrimination that is sanctioned by law or by practices of government.”

 

–Representative Neiditz explaining proposed constitutional amendment House Joint Resolution No. 4 to the House of Representatives on March 29, 1972.