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March 19, 2007

Senate Bill 816: Defines Marriage

Author:
Senator Lidio G. Rainaldi

Summary:
This bill would statutorily define marriage as between one man and one woman. In addition, any claim to a marriage between persons of the same sex would not be valid, binding, or enforceable in the state.

Status:

2/2/2007Referred to Senate Public Affairs Committee
2/2/2007Referred to Senate Finance-Public Affairs Committee
2/28/2007Passed Senate Public Affairs Committee
3/17/2007Legislature closed, the bill died

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports this bill.

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

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Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History