H. J. RES. 32
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 12, 2015
Mr. Huelskamp (for himself, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Jones, Mr. Latta, Mr. Allen, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Jody B. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Babin, Mr. Pearce, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Harris, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Flores, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, and Mr. Gibbs) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.
This joint resolution may be cited as the
Marriage Protection Amendment.
The following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:
Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution, nor the constitution of any State, shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any union other than the union of a man and a woman.