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December 12, 2006

House Joint Resolution 2381: Pennsylvania Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage

Authors:
Representatives Boyd, Metcalfe, Yewcic, True, Forcier, Allen, Argall, Armstrong, Baker, Baldwin, Barrar, Bastian, Berimelin, Bunt, Caltagirone, Cappelli, Causer, Cawley, Clymer, Corrigan, Creighton, Dally, DeLuca, Denlinger, Eachus, Ellis, Fairchild, Feese, Fichter, Fleagle, Flick, Gabig, Gannon, Geist, Gillespie, Gingrich, Godshall, Grucela, Habay, Haluska, Harris, Hershey, Hess, Hickernell, Hutchinson, Kauffman, M. Keller, Leh, Mackereth, Maitland, Major, Markosek, Marsico, McIlhattan, McNaughton, Melio, Micozzie, Millard, R. Miller, S. Miller, Mustio, Myers, Payne, Perzel, Petrarca, Phillilps, Pickett, Pyle, Quigley, Rapp, Reed, Roberts, Rohrer, Sather, Schroder, B. Smith, S. H. Smith, Sonney, Staback, Stairs, Stern, R. Stevenson, T. Stevenson, Tangretti, E.Z. Taylor, Tigue, Turzai, Wilt, and Zug.

Summary:
This was a bill for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman. HSLDA supported this resolution.

Status:

1/24/2006Introduced and referred to the State Government Committee
3/20/2006 Reported as amended; First consideration; Laid on table
4/3/2006 Removed from table; Second consideration; referred to the Appropriations Committee
4/24/2006 Re-reported as committed
6/6/2006Third consideration with amendments and final passage in the House
6/13/2006Introduced in Senate and referred to Judiciary Committee. Reported as amended and first consideration.
6/14/2006 Second consideration.
6/21/2006Third consideration and final passage.
6/22/2006Re-referred to the House and referred to the Rules Committee.
11/28/2006 This bill died when the Legislature adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supported this resolution.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Feb.-2-2006—Pennsylvania—Calls Needed to Support Marriage Protection Amendment

Mar.-14-2006—Pennsylvania—Urgent Calls Needed To Protect Marriage

Jun.-7-2006—Pennsylvania—Calls Needed To Protect Marriage

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History