Federal Legislation
January 5, 2007

H. J. R. 39 - Amendment to the Constitution Relating to Marriage

Action Requested:
No action required. This bill died at the end of the 109th Congress.

Background:
Official purpose: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.

Introduced: March 17, 2005 by Representative Lungren [R-CA]

Cosponsors: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HJ00039:@@@P(9)

Status:

03/17/2005Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary

Bill Summary and Status: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HJ00039:@@@L&summ2=m&

HSLDA's Position:
None at this time

 Other Resources

HJR 39 (pdf)   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

HSLDA's position on a Constitutional Amendment concerning Marriage.