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SJR 7 - Definition of Marriage - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Jim Merritt, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements Jim Merritt, Jr. made in this general time period.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER IN TWO SUCCESSIVE SESSIONS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (39-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Definition of Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Definition of marriage. Provides that marriage in Indiana consists only of the union of one man and one woman. Provides that Indiana law may not be construed to require that marital status or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon unmarried couples or groups.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Definition of Marriage

Sponsors

  • Richard D. Bray (IN - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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