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thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.
"SEC. 2. The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
"SEC. 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress."
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
THOS. R. MARSHALL
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.
I certify that this Joint Resolution originated in the Senate.
JAMES M. BAKER
* The [eighteenth] amendment was declared in a proclamation of the Acting Secretary of State, dated January 29, 1919, to have been ratified by thirty-six of the forty-eight States.