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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Feb 10, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 10, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 9, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3829 (113th).
Feb 10, 2015
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H.R. 824 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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