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HJ 584 Constitutional amendment; marriage may exist only between a man and woman (first reference).

Introduced by: Robert G. Marshall | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage.  Provides that marriage "is the legal union of one man and one woman as husband and wife" and that "no other combination of persons may be licensed to marry."  The proposed amendment prohibits the creation, recognition, or enforcement of imitations of marriage.  However, a right, privilege, or obligation of marriage may be conferred by statute on an unmarried person.  This resolution is incorporated into HJR 586.


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