Jan 24, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 7, 2006.
Senator from Colorado
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Last Updated: May 18, 2006
Length: 4 pages
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 88 (same title)
Failed House — Jul 18, 2006
About the resolution
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
Companion Bill — Failed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 88 (109th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.J.Res. 1 (109th).
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S.J.Res. 1 — 109th Congress: Marriage Protection Amendment. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sjres1
“S.J.Res. 1 — 109th Congress: Marriage Protection Amendment.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. August 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sjres1>
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