Ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment by the Florida Legislature, 1969

From: Acts of the Territorial Legislature and Acts of the Legislature 1822-Present, Series S 222

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 1172 A concurrent resolution ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the right of all citizens to vote

WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States of America in both houses by a constitutional majority of two-thirds thereof has amended the Constitution of the United States in the following words:

"Senate Joint Resolution proposing an amend- ment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the right of all citizens to vote.

"Resolved by the Senate and House of Represen- tatives of the United states of America in Congress Assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring there- in), that the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legis- latures of three-fourths of the several States with- in seven years of its submission by the Congress:

AMENDMENT XIX "The right of the 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." NOW, THEREFORE,

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Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida, the House of Representatives Concurring:

That the said amendment to the Constitution of the United States be, and the same is hereby ratified by the Legislature of the State of Florida.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of the foregoing preamble and resolution be imme- diately forwarded by the Secretary of State of the State of Florida, under the great seal, to the President 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._________ 1172



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