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SB 514 - Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage - Key Vote

North Carolina Key Votes

Brent Jackson voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Constitutional Amendment.

Read statements Brent Jackson made in this general time period.

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Constitutional Amendment - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (30-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a constitutional amendment establishing marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that North Carolina will recognize.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that North Carolina voters will vote on this amendment during a statewide election held on the date of the first primary in 2012 with a simple majority needed to pass the amendment (Sec. 2).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Constitutional Amendment - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (75-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a constitutional amendment establishing marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that North Carolina will recognize.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that North Carolina voters will vote on this amendment during a statewide election held on the date of the first primary in 2012 with a simple majority needed to pass the amendment (Sec. 2).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (49-0) -

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage

Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage

Sponsors

  • Peter Samuel 'Pete' Brunstetter (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
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