Text: H.J.Res.106 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[H.J. Res. 106 Introduced in House (IH)]







108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. J. RES. 106

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
                         relating to marriage.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 23, 2004

  Mrs. Musgrave introduced the following joint resolution; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
                         relating to marriage.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled 
(two-thirds of each House concurring therein),  That the following 
article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United 
States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the 
Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the 
several States:

                              ``Article --

``SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    ``This Article may be cited as the `Marriage Protection Amendment'.

``SECTION 2. MARRIAGE AMENDMENT.

    ``Marriage in the United States shall consist solely of the union 
of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution, nor the constitution 
of any State, shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal 
incidents thereof be conferred upon any union other than the union of a 
man and a woman.''.
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