To repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2009
Length: 3 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on September 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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120 Cosponsors (120 Democrats)
Sep 15, 2009
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H.R. 3567 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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