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
Effective: This proposed amendment must be agreed to by a second
general assembly and ratified by a majority of the state's voters voting
on the question to be effective.
January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
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A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article 1 of
the Constitution of the State of Indiana concerning the definition of