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Proposal and Ratification
« on: October 26, 2014, 10:34:43 PM »
The Congress proposed the Twentieth Amendment on March 2, 1932 and the following states ratified it:

1. Virginia (March 4, 1932)
2. New York (March 11, 1932)
3. Mississippi (March 16, 1932)
4. Arkansas (March 17, 1932)
5. Kentucky (March 17, 1932)
6. New Jersey (March 21, 1932)
7. South Carolina (March 25, 1932)
8. Michigan (March 31, 1932)
9. Maine (April 1, 1932)
10. Rhode Island (April 14, 1932)
11. Illinois (April 21, 1932)
12. Louisiana (June 22, 1932)
13. West Virginia (July 30, 1932)
14. Pennsylvania (August 11, 1932)
15. Indiana (August 15, 1932)
16. Texas (September 7, 1932)
17. Alabama (September 13, 1932)18.
19. California (January 4, 1933)
20. North Carolina (January 5, 1933)
21. North Dakota (January 9, 1933)
22. Minnesota (January 12, 1933)
23. Arizona (January 13, 1933)
24. Montana (January 13, 1933)
25. Nebraska (January 13, 1933)
26. Oklahoma (January 13, 1933)
27. Kansas (January 16, 1933)
28. Oregon (January 16, 1933)
29. Delaware (January 19, 1933)
30. Washington (January 19, 1933)
31. Wyoming (January 19, 1933)
32. Iowa (January 20, 1933)
33. South Dakota (January 20, 1933)
34. Tennessee (January 20, 1933)
35. Idaho (January 21, 1933)
36. New Mexico (January 21, 1933)
37. Missouri (January 23, 1933)

Missouri was the 36th state to ratify, satisfying the requirement that three-fourths of the then 48 states approve the amendment. The amendment was subsequently ratified by the following states:

1. Georgia (January 23, 1933)
2. Ohio (January 23, 1933)
3. Utah (January 23, 1933)
4. Massachusetts (January 24, 1933)
5. Wisconsin (January 24, 1933)
6. Colorado (January 24, 1933)
7. Nevada (January 26, 1933)
8. Connecticut (January 27, 1933)
9. New Hampshire (January 31, 1933)
10. Vermont (February 2, 1933)
11. Maryland (March 24, 1933)
12. Florida (April 26, 1933)