H.R. 3313 (108th): Marriage Protection Act of 2004

To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under the Defense of Marriage Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 16, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Hostettler

Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2004
Length: 2 pages


Oct 16, 2003

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Jul 14, 2004
Reported by Committee

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Jul 22, 2004
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 3313 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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