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May 9, 2007

House Joint Resolution 20: Amdending Constitution to Define Marriage as Between a Man and a Woman

Sponsor:
Delegates Harold Michael, Tim Miley, Ricky Moye, William Stemple, John Pino, Brent Boggs, Patrick Lane, John Overington, Tim Armstead, Linda Sumner, Clif Moore

Summary:
Proposes an amendment to Constitution designated the Marriage Protection Amendment, which would only allow the state to recognize marriages between one man and one woman.

Status:

2/9/2007(House) To House Constitutional Revision
2/9/2007(House) Introduced in House
2/9/2007(House) To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary
2/9/2007(House) Filed for introduction
4/15/2007(House) West Virginia legislative session ends with bill failing to pass; the bill is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

Action Requested:
No further action is required, as the bill is dead.

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