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                                                       Calendar No. 435
109th CONGRESS
  2d Session
S. J. RES. 1

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


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 24, 2005

 Mr. Allard (for himself, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Lott, Mr. Enzi, Mr. DeMint, 
   Mr. Santorum, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Thune, Mr. 
 Alexander, Mr. Frist, Mr. Talent, Mr. Burr, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Kyl, 
  Mrs. Dole, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Isakson, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Hatch, Mr. 
Roberts, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Shelby, 
  Mr. Allen, Mr. Brownback, and Mr. DeWine) introduced the following 
joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on 
                             the Judiciary

                              May 18, 2006

               Reported by Mr. Specter, without amendment

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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. This article may be cited as the `Marriage Protection 
Amendment'.
    ``Section 2. Marriage in the United States shall consist only 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.''.
                                                       Calendar No. 435

109th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                              S. J. RES. 1

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION

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

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                              May 18, 2006

                       Reported without amendment