To amend chapter 1 of title 1, United States Code, with regard to the definition of "marriage" and "spouse" for Federal purposes and to ensure respect for State regulation of marriage.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2014
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
Jan 9, 2014
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Feb 10, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 824 (114th).
H.R. 3829 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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