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April 21, 2008

Senate Bill 169: Marriage Protection Act

Sponsors:
Senators Greenip, Colburn, Haines, Harris, Mooney, Munson, Simonaire, and Stoltzfus

Summary:
Adding a new section to the Maryland Constitution to establish that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid in the state; establishing that specified unions or relationships between individuals of the same sex are not valid in the state; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.

Status:

1/18/2008 (House) First Reading Judicial Proceedings
1/30/2008 (House) Hearing 2/14 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:
Support!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History