Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This resolution was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2005
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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.
3/17/2005--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that marriage in the United States shall consist only of a legal union of a man and a woman.Prohibits any Federal or State court from having ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 39”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 39 — 109th Congress: Marriage Protection resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres39
“H.J.Res. 39 — 109th Congress: Marriage Protection resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres39>
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