1/25/2019 - ERA bills expected to be submitted during the 2019 session
3/5/2019 - ERA Bill S-184 introduced into the Senate
3/5/2019 - ERA Bill H-271 introduced into the House
3/8/2019 - All Democrats added their names as co-sponsors of the ERA bills on International Women's Day
7/12/2019 - Session ended without either bill making it out of committee - will remain in play for 2020 since no vote was taken in 2019
2020 State Legislature Session Dates
May 13 through June 30 with the cross-over date.
What You Can Do
1) Contact your state senator and representative asking them to co-sponsor and support the ERA bills.
You can find some sample text to use here.
You can find the list of state legislature members along with their email, address and phone number here.
2) Contact your state U.S. Senators to co-sponsor the bill to eliminate the deadline for the ERA or thank them if they already are.
3) Contact your state U.S. Representative to co-sponsor the bill to eliminate the deadline for the ERA or thank them if they already are.
There are several other campaigns initiated by Democrats Abroad. You can find the list and details here.
North Carolina ERA Groups
These are organizations that have emails about state ERA activities.
Articles about ERA in North Carolina
Click here for a list of current articles about ERA.
DA ERA project coordinator
Dawn Heuff, in Germany, is our North Carolina state ERA Coordinator. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please contact her ERA-NC@democratsabroad.org.