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HJR 6 - Constitutionally Defining Marriage as Between One Man and One Woman - Iowa Key Vote

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (House) (45-54) - (Key vote)
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Title: Constitutionally Defining Marriage as Between One Man and One Woman

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to specify marriage between one man and one woman as the only recognized and valid union in the state of Iowa.

Highlights:
-Requires that marriage between one man and one woman be the only legal union that will be accepted or valid in the state (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the amendment to the constitution will be sent to the General Assembly to be chosen during the next general election for members of the General Assembly and the Secretary of state (Sec. 2).
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NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE ON A MOTION TO WITHDRAW THE LEGISLATION FROM COMMITTEE AND PLACE IT ON THE CALENDAR. FAILURE OF THIS VOTE RESULTS IN THE BILL NOT RECEIVING A FINAL FULL CHAMBER VOTE ON PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Specification of Marriage

Sponsors

  • Dwayne Arlan Alons (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dolores M. Mertz (IA - D) (Out Of Office)
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