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CACR 28 - Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

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Family

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Note

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

Stage Details

Legislation-Joint Resolution - "Inexpedient to Legislate" Vote Passed (House) (201-135) - (Key vote)

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to declare a concurrent resolution inexpedient to legislate that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that specifies that the state shall only recognize marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS AN "INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE" VOTE AND IS A VOTE TO KILL THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION. IF THE VOTE SUCCEEDS, THE LEGISLATION DIES. IF THE VOTE FAILS, THE LEGISLATION IS STILL UP FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CHAMBER.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage

Sponsors

  • Dudley Daniels 'Dan' Dumaine (NH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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