Text: SJR2001            Text: SJR2003
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Senate Joint Resolution 2002

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION BY VEENSTRA Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 1 A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of 2 the State of Iowa regarding marriage in the State of Iowa. 3 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5177SS 80 5 pf/gg/14 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of 1 2 the State of Iowa is proposed: 1 3 Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is 1 4 amended by adding the following new section: 1 5 MARRIAGE. SEC. 26. Only marriage between a man and a 1 6 woman shall be valid or recognized in the State of Iowa. 1 7 Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing amendment 1 8 to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred to the 1 9 General Assembly to be chosen at the next general election for 1 10 members of the General Assembly and the Secretary of State is 1 11 directed to cause the same to be published for three 1 12 consecutive months previous to the date of that election as 1 13 provided by law. 1 14 EXPLANATION 1 15 This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the 1 16 Constitution of the State of Iowa regarding the validity and 1 17 recognition of certain marriages in Iowa. The resolution, if 1 18 adopted, would be referred to the next general assembly for 1 19 adoption a second time before being submitted to the 1 20 electorate for ratification. 1 21 LSB 5177SS 80 1 22 pf/gg/14
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