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August 3, 2006

Senate Bill 1228: A Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage

Authors:
Senators Forrester, Smith, Allran, Apodaca, Berger of Rockingham, Bimgham, Blake, Brock, Brown, East, Garwood, Goodall, Hartsell, Hunt, Jacumin, miller, Pittenger, Presnell, Stevens, and Tillman

Summary:
This bill would have proposed a constitutional amendment in North Carolina defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman at one time. Had this bill passed, the uniting of two persons of the same sex or the uniting of more than two persons of any sex in marriage, civil union, domestic partnership, or any similar relationship would not be recognized. HSLDA supported this legislation.

Status:

5/9/2006 Filed
5/10/2006 Referred to Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate
7/27/2006Bill died when the Legislature adjourned

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supported this bill.

 Other Resources

May-18-2006—North Carolina—Calls Needed for Defense of Marriage Amendment

Bill Text

Bill History