H.J.Res. 91 (109th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.


Jul 11, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 11, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Louie Gohmert Jr.
Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2006
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/11/2006--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that marriage in the United States shall consist only of a legal union of one man and one woman.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 74 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2007

H.J.Res. 88 (Related)
Marriage Protection Amendment

Failed House
Jul 18, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 91” 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.


Jul 11, 2006


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