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SJ 5 - Definition of Marriage - Key Vote

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (20-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Definition of Marriage

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that would submit a constitutional amendment to the voters, affirming that the only legal union recognized by the state is a marriage between a man and a woman.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the submission of a constitutional amendment to the voters of Wyoming at the next general election (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the proposed constitutional amendment would affirm that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in Wyoming (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the legislature to define the benefits and obligations of marriage which may be different than the benefits and obligations afforded to all other civil relationships (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Definition of Marriage

Sponsors

  • Bob Brechtel (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward A. 'Ed' Buchanan (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stan Cooper (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen A. 'Kathy' Davison (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald E. 'Gerry' Geis (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Allen M. Jaggi (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kit Jennings (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kendell Kroeker (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert McKim (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Leslie Joan Nutting (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Owen Petersen (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark A. Semlek (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matt Teeters (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
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