S.Con.Res. 11 (112th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the Obama administration’s discontinuing to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.


Apr 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Inhofe

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/6/2011--Introduced.Condemns the Obama administration's direction that the Department of Justice (DOJ) should discontinue defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and demands that the DOJ continue to defend DOMA in ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 6, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 11”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 25 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

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