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Titles (3)

Popular Titles

Same Sex Marriage resolution (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Marriage Protection Amendment

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

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


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
07/18/2006Failed of passage/not agreed to in House: On passage Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 236 - 187, 1 Present (Roll no. 378).(text: CR H5297)
06/06/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date All Actions
07/18/2006-2:00pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2006-2:00pmOn passage Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 236 - 187, 1 Present (Roll no. 378). (text: CR H5297)
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2006-1:31pmThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H5320)
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2006-11:37amDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 918, the House proceeded with 90 minutes of general debate on H.J. Res. 88.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2006-11:37amRule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 88 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. During consideration of H.J. Res. 88 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2006-11:37amConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 918. (consideration: CR H5297-5321)
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2006-11:33amRule H. Res. 918 passed House.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/17/2006-7:39pmRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 918 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 88 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. During consideration of H.J. Res. 88 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2006Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (134)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Alexander, Rodney [R-LA-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Barrett, J. Gresham [R-SC-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Beauprez, Bob [R-CO-7]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Chocola, Chris [R-IN-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Davis, Geoff [R-KY-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-10]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Drake, Thelma D. [R-VA-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Feeney, Tom [R-FL-24]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [R-VA-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Harris, Katherine [R-FL-13]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Kuhl, John R. "Randy", Jr. [R-NY-29]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24]* 06/06/2006
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11]* 06/06/2006
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10]* 06/06/2006
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25]* 06/06/2006
Rep. McMorris, Cathy [R-WA-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-42]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-9]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Sodrel, Michael E. [R-IN-9]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-8]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 06/06/2006
Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] 06/07/2006
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 06/07/2006
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 06/07/2006
Rep. Jindal, Bobby [R-LA-1] 06/07/2006
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-6] 06/07/2006
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 06/07/2006
Rep. Lungren, Daniel E. [R-CA-3] 06/07/2006
Rep. Marshall, Jim [D-GA-3] 06/07/2006
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny C. [R-MO-9] 06/09/2006
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12] 06/09/2006
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 06/09/2006
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12] 06/13/2006
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 06/13/2006
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] 06/13/2006
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 06/13/2006
Rep. Northup, Anne M. [R-KY-3] 06/13/2006
Rep. Osborne, Tom [R-NE-3] 06/13/2006
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 06/13/2006
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-3] 06/13/2006
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 06/13/2006
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-7] 06/15/2006
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 06/22/2006
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] 06/22/2006
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] 06/22/2006
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 06/22/2006
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 06/29/2006
Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-4] 06/29/2006
Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4] 06/29/2006
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 06/29/2006
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-46] 06/29/2006
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 06/29/2006
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 07/10/2006
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 07/12/2006
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-7] 07/17/2006
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-44] 07/17/2006
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-50] 07/17/2006
Rep. Renzi, Rick [R-AZ-1] 07/17/2006

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Subjects (8)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (06/06/2006)

Constitutional Amendment - Marriage Protection Amendment - Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitution of any state shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon any other union.