H.J.Res. 39 (109th): Marriage Protection resolution

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Lungren
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2005
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

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

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 91 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2006

S.J.Res. 1 (Related)
Marriage Protection Amendment

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jun 7, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 39” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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 resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 17, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (26R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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