Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging Congress to adopt a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.



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Introduced

First Regular Session of the 115th General Assembly (2007)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging Congress to adopt a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.

    Whereas, The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy;

    Whereas, Voting allows all citizens to be involved in their government, and government derives its power from the consent of the governed;

    Whereas, All citizens of the United States at least eighteen years of age should, therefore, have the right to vote in any public election held in the jurisdiction in which they reside; and

    Whereas, The right to vote must never be denied or diminished by anyone, except to establish regulations designed to produce efficient and honest elections: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly urges Congress to adopt a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the Indiana

Congressional delegation.