Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (07/22/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 19, 2004. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Marriage Protection Act of 2004 - Amends the Federal judicial code to deny Federal courts jurisdiction to hear or decide any question pertaining to the interpretation of: (1) the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act that provides that no State shall be required to give effect to any marriage between persons of the same sex under the laws of any other State; or (2) this Act.