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May 26, 2009

House Bill 913: Amends Constitution to Protect Marriage

Sponsors:
Delegates Dwyer, Bartlett, Bates, Beitzel, Boteler, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Haddaway, Impallaria, Jennings, King, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McConkey, McDonough, Miller, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Schuh, Serafini, Shank, Shewell, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, Walkup, and Wood

Summary:
This bill would add a new section to the Maryland Constitution to establish that a marriage between one man and one woman shall be the only domestic legal union valid or recognized in the State, and submit the amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.

Status:

2/12/2009 (House) First Reading Judiciary; Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.

The legislature has adjourned without passing this bill; it is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—April 16, 2009—Maryland: Marriage in the Balance; Calls Needed Immediately

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History