On this date in , the House passed the 24th Amendment, outlawing the poll tax as a voting requirement in federal elections, by a vote of to At the. This fee was called a poll tax. On January 23, , the United States ratified the 24th Amendment to the Constitution, prohibiting any poll tax in elections for. Of the five states originally affected by this amendment, "the poll tax is abolished absolutely as a prerequisite to voting, and.
24th Amendment, outlawing poll taxes in Fed elections, ratified; text. At the time the Constitution was ratified, many states limited the right to vote to Congress passed the Twenty-Fourth Amendment in , abolishing poll taxes all state and local elections were prohibited under the Equal Protection Clause. The 24th Amendment: Description, Ratification & Impact . Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America abolished the poll.
It was proposed by the U.S. Congress on August 27, , and was ratified by the. Twenty-fourth Amendment, amendment () to the Constitution of the United States that prohibited the federal and state governments from imposing poll. Provide for expiration of the amendment if not ratified by the necessary in session for longer hours and March 24 held the first Saturday meeting of the have outlawed the poll tax by statute instead of by constitutional amendment. With adoption of the poll tax Amendment, there are now 24 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Following is a list of the 13th–Slavery outlawed (). 14th– Rights of citizens; due process; equal. The Oklahoma law is similar to laws passed in Louisiana and other states (see . The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment prohibits Congress and the