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.
- 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 91 — 109th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres91
“H.J.Res. 91 — 109th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage..” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. May 23, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres91>
|title=H.J.Res. 91 (109th)
|accessdate=May 23, 2015
|author=109th Congress (2006)
|date=July 11, 2006
|quote=Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.