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 in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Louie Gohmert Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2006
Length: 2 pages

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. Read more >
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.

History

Introduced
Jul 11, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Find Similar Bills

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: