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May 9, 2007

Senate Joint Resolution 8: Amending Constitution to Define Marriage as Between a Man and a Woman

Sponsor:
Prezioso, Minard, Sharpe, Boley, Plymale, Fanning, Guills, Love, Deem, Bailey, Edgell, Oliverio, Sypolt, McKenzie, Helmick, Green, Hall

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:

2/1/2007To Judiciary
2/1/2007To Judiciary then Finance
2/1/2007(Senate) Introduced in Senate
2/1/2007(Senate) To Judiciary then Finance
2/1/2007(Senate) Filed for introduction
4/15/2007West Virginia legislative session ends with bill failing to pass; the bill is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

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

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