S. 2980 (111th): A bill to protect the democratic process and the right of the people of the District of Columbia to define marriage.

Introduced:
Feb 02, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Robert Bennett
Senator from Utah
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 02, 2010
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4430 (Related)
District of Columbia Referendum on Marriage Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 13, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 2, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 02, 2010
Referred to Committee Feb 02, 2010
 
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2/2/2010--Introduced.
Prohibits the government of the District of Columbia from issuing a marriage license to any couple of the same sex until the people of the District have the opportunity to hold a referendum or initiative on the question of whether the District should issue same-sex marriage licenses.

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