Nineteenth Amendment:Women's Right to Vote

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 41
Proposed Amendment to the Constitution, 1919.


H. J. Res. 1.

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That Amendment proposed to the Constitution.
Post. p. 1823.
the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislature of three-fourths of the several States.


Right of citizens to vote not to be abridged on account of sex."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.

Enforcement."Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."

F. H. Gillett.
Speaker of the House of Representattves.
Thos. R. Marshall.
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.

Deposited in the Department of State, June 5, 1919.

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