Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 2015.
May 7, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 21, 1996
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 21, 1996.
Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 10, 1996
Length: 2 pages
To define and protect the institution of marriage.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3396 — 104th Congress: Defense of Marriage Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3396
“H.R. 3396 — 104th Congress: Defense of Marriage Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. July 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3396>
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