S.J.Res. 43 (110th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 25, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Roger Wicker

Senator from Mississippi

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2008
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/25/2008--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Marriage Protection Amendment - Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither ... Read more >
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H.J.Res. 74 (Related)
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Last Action: Dec 19, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 43” means this is a Senate 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
Jun 25, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (17R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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