HJ 1-12_ Filed 01/28/2008, 07:36 Turner

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    I move that House Joint Resolution 1 be amended to read as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A JOINT RESOLUTION agreeing to a proposed amendment to Article 1 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana by adding a new Section concerning the definition of marriage and proposing an amendment to Article 10 of the Indiana Constitution concerning taxation.

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1 -->     Page 1, line 1, after "1." insert "(a) The amendment to the Constitution of the State of Indiana, printed in SECTION 2 of this joint resolution, which was agreed to by the One Hundred Fourteenth General Assembly and referred to this General Assembly for reconsideration and agreement, is agreed to by this the One Hundred Fifteenth General Assembly of the State of Indiana.
    Page 1, line 1, delete "following".
    Page 1, line 2, after "Indiana" insert ", printed in SECTION 3 of this joint resolution,".
    Page 1, between lines 4 and 5, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: 4268W --> 1 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF INDIANA IS AMENDED BY ADDING A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS: Section 38. (a) Marriage in Indiana consists only of the union of one man and one woman.
    (b) This Constitution or any other Indiana law may not be construed to require that marital status or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon unmarried couples or groups.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HJR 1 as printed January 25, 2008.)


Representative Turner

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