109th Congress > House > Vote 1046

Date: 2006-07-18

Result: 237-187 (Failed)

Clerk session vote number: 378

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Bill number: HJRES88

Question: On Passage

Description: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage

Bill summary: Constitutional Amendment - Marriage Protection Amendment - Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitution of any state shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon any other union.

Bill titles: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.

Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov

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