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January 8, 2007

House Bill 4617: Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage

Sponsor:
Initiated by citizen signatures.

Summary:
This bill would amend the Constitution of Massachusetts to define marriage as a relationship between one man and one woman.

Status:

1/11/2006(H) Filed
1/11/2006 (H) Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
5/1/2006 (H) Reported Ought Not To Pass By Joint Committee on Judiciary and Placed on File
7/12/2006 (S) Postponed until November 9, 2006
7/9/2006 (S) Postponed until January 2nd, 2007
1/2/2007 (S) Passed to be heard during next legislative session of the General Court (61/132)
1/2/2007 (S) Motion to Reconsider prevailed (117/75)
1/2/2007 (S) Passed to be heard during next legislative session of the General Court (62/134)

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

 Other Resources

Bill Text ( requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)