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

Introduced:
Jul 11, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Louie Gohmert Jr.
Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jul 11, 2006
Length
2 pages
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

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jul 11, 2006
Referred to Committee Jul 11, 2006
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Judiciary

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Notes

H.J.Res. stands for House joint resolution.

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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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