H.R. 4430 (111th): District of Columbia Referendum on Marriage Act of 2010


Jan 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To protect the democratic process and the right of the people of the District of Columbia to define marriage.

Summary (CRS)

1/13/2010--Introduced.District of Columbia Referendum on Marriage Act of 2010 - Prohibits the government of the District of Columbia from issuing a marriage license to any couple of the same sex ... Read more >

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Jan 13, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4430”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (30R) (show)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 2, 2010

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