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April 21, 2008

House Bill 351: Repeal of Marriage Provision

Sponsors:
Delegates Barnes, McIntosh, Kaiser, Mizeur, Schuler, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Barve, Bobo, Bronrott, Carr, Carter, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Heller, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Lee, Manno, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Rosenberg, Stukes, F. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher

Summary:
Repealing a provision specifying that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid in this state; and establishing that only a marriage between two people not otherwise prohibited from marrying is valid in this state.

Status:

1/25/2008 (House) First Reading Judiciary Hearing 2/28 at 1 p.m.
3/20/2008 (House) As of this date, the committee has taken no action on this bill.

This bill failed to leave its committee of origin, and is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—February 25, 1008—Maryland: Call to Oppose Repeal of One-man, One-woman Marriage

E-lert—February 26, 1008—Maryland: Call to Oppose Repeal of One-man, One-woman Marriage

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History