H.J.Res.106 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Musgrave, Marilyn N. [R-CO-4] (Introduced 09/23/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/30/2004 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/30/2004 : Failed House|
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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES September 23, 2004 Mrs. Musgrave introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ 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.''. <all>