38th Congress > House > Vote 478

Date: 1865-01-31

Result: 57-112

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: STILES, John Dodson (D-PA)

Bill number: SJR16

Description: TO TABLE A MOTION TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE BY WHICH THE HOUSE REJECTED S.J. RES. 16, A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING TO THE LEGISLATURES OF THE SEVERAL STATES A PROPOSITION TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE U. S. BY ADDING AN ARTICLE XIII PROHIBITING SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE EXCEPT AS PUNISHMENT OF CRIME AFTER DUE CONVICTION, AND EMPOWERING CONGRESS TO PASS APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ARTICLE. (P. 530-3, P. 523-1)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 68, p. 530; House Journal vol. 62, p. 168;

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