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June 8, 2006

House Joint Resolution 32: Alaska Constitutional Marriage Amendment

Author:
Representatives Coghill and Lynn

Summary:
Alaska’s Constitution currently defines marriage as between a man and a woman. This resolution would have amended the Constitution to state that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only union recognized by the state. HSLDA supported this legislation.

Status:

2/10/2006 Introduced, first reading, and referred to the Judiciary Committee.
3/31/2006 Hearing in the Judiciary Committee: Heard & Held
6/8/2006 Bill died when the Legislature adjourned.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supported this legislation.

 Other Resources

Feb.-16-2006—Alaska—Calls Needed Before 8:30 a.m. to Support Marriage Amendment

Feb.-21-2006—Alaska—Calls Needed Before 8:30 a.m. to Support Marriage Amendment

Bill Text (PDF)    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History