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ARTICLE I, SECTION 28. ADDED BY AMENDMENT OF MAY 18, 1971

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1968 - Legislative History

Prohibition Against Denial or Abridgment of Equality of Rights Because of Sex

Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania because of the sex of the individual. [Source: 1971 Pa. Laws 767]

Bill Histories

1970 Bill History 1970 Joint Resolution No.5

HB 1678 By Representatives KAUFMAN, CRAWFORD, MARTINO, SCANLON, GILLETTE,
    S. A. ANDERSON, ZORD, DONALDSON, BERKES, MALADY, NOLAN, P. W. MILLER,
    MCMONAGLE and NOVAK.

Prior Printer's Nos. 2126, 2248.       (Text Not Available)                       Printer's No. 2907.

    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to article one of the
Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prohibiting the denial or
abridgment of rights because of sex.

    Referred to JUDICIARY, Oct. 6, 1969
    Reported as amended, Nov. 12, 1969
    First consideration, Nov. 17, 1969
    Second consideration, Nov. 24, 1969
    Third consideration and final passage, Dec. 2, 1969 (190-0)
                              In the Senate
    Referred to CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES AND FEDERAL RELATIONS, Dec. 2, 1969
    Reported as committed, March 10, 1970
    First consideration, March 10, 1970
    Second consideration, March 11, 1970
    Amended on third consideration, March 16, 1970
    Third consideration and final passage, March 17, 1970 (39-0)
                              In the House
    House concurred in Senate amendments, April 29, 1970 (180-0)
                    Signed in House, April 29, 1970
                    Signed in Senate, April 29, 1970
       Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth,
                             April 29, 1970
                     Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 5
                         Passed Sessions of 1970

1971 Bill History 1971 Joint Resolution No.2

HB 14 By Representatives KAUFMAN, S. A. ANDERSON, CRAWFORD, FAWCETT, TOLL,
    GILLETTE and A. P. KELLY.

Prior Printer's No. 15.                                   Printer's No. 53.

    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to article one of the
Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prohibiting the denial or
abridgment of rights because of sex.

    Referred to RULES, Jan. 6, 1971
    Reported as amended, Jan. 26, 1971
    First consideration, Feb. 1, 1971
    Second consideration, Feb. 2, 1971
    Third consideration and final passage, Feb. 3, 1971 (199-0)
                              In the Senate
    Referred to RULES, Feb. 8, 1971
    Reported as committed, Feb. 8, 1971
    First consideration, Feb. 8, 1971
    Second consideration, Feb. 9, 1971
    Third consideration and final passage, Feb. 15, 1971 (45-0)
                     Signed in House, Feb. 15, 1971
                     Signed in Senate, Feb. 15, 1971
    Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Feb. 15, 1971
                     Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 2
                    Passed Sessions of 1970 and 1971