Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2015
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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.
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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.
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.
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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. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres39>
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