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A JOINT RESOLUTION Ratifying a Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of
the United States of America, Relating to the Right of Suffrage Regardless of Sex.
Whereas, Both Houses of the Sixty-sixth Congress of the United States of America, by a constitutional majority of two-thirds thereof, made the following proposition to amend the Constitution of the United States of America, in the following words, to-wit:
JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
"Řesolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House, con•curring therein), That 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 Legislatures of threefourths of the several States:
“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.
“Congress shall have power to enforce this Article by appropriate legislation.'
Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatires of the State of South
Dakota, the Senate ('oncurring:
Section 1. That said proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America be, and the same is hereby ratified by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota.
Section 2. That certified copy of this preamble and Joint Resolution be forwarded by the Governor of this State, to the Secretary of State at Washington, to the presiding officer of the United States Senate, and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States.
PASSED AT THE
Second Special Session
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
Begun and held at Pierre, the Capital of said State, on Monday, June 21, 1920, and concluded on Tuesday, June 29, 1920.
H, B: No: 20, E. W. Hall, County Agent.
S. B. No. 14, Yankton State Hospital.
H. B. No. 1, Relating to Payment of Interest on Deposits.
S. B. No. 49, Relating to Emergency Bridges.
H. B. No. 40, Permitting Counties to Aid Soldiers and Sailors Memorial.
S. B. No: 8. Curing Defective Assignments and Discharges.
S. B. No. 1; Relating to Election of Railroad Commissioners.
H. B. No.
3, Transferring Vital Statistics to the State Board of Health.