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Providing for the consideration of H.R. 3396, Defense of Marriage Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.

Providing for the consideration of H.R. 3396, Defense of Marriage Act

report (to accompany H. Res. 474).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage law -- United States.,
  • Husband and wife -- United States.,
  • Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

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    SeriesReport / 104th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 104-666.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17685413M

    Defense of Marriage Act This act states that no state is required to give the effect to any law of the other state in reference to the marriage by a same sex couple. For the purposes of the Federal law it gives the definitions for the key words which are marriage and spouse. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub.L. , Stat. , enacted Septem , 1 U.S.C. § 7 and 28 U.S.C. § C) is a United States federal law signed into law by President Bill Clinton on Septem whereby the federal government defines marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman. Under the law, no state (or other political subdivision within the. Pages in category "Defense of Marriage Act" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). 1 The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), passed by Congress in , defined marriage for the first time under federal law as a union between a man and a woman. This means that only married heterosexual couples are eligible to receive the federal benefits designated for married people. Supporters of this legislation hoped not only to dissuade states from passing laws allowing same-sex marriage.


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Providing for the consideration of H.R. 3396, Defense of Marriage Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Providing for the consideration of H.R.Defense of Marriage Act: report (to accompany H. Res. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.]. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. with 1 hour of general debate.

Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. H.R One Hundred Fourth Congress. of the. United States of America. AT THE SECOND SESSION.

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday, the third day of January, one thousand nine Defense of Marriage Act book and ninety-six. An Act. To define and protect the institution of marriage. HR EH. th CONGRESS. 2d Session.

AN ACT. To define and protect the institution of marriage. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ‘Defense of Marriage Act’. SEC. POWERS RESERVED TO THE STATES.

‘Sec. Definition of ‘marriage’ and ‘spouse’. ‘In determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of the various administrative bureaus and agencies of the United States, the word ‘marriage’ means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.

sion, Defense of Marriage Act, H.R. ). In addition, DOMA contains a definition of “marriage” and “spouse,” for purposes of federal law, affirming that both apply exclu. H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. This is the one from the th Congress. summary of amendments made in order to H.R.the defense of marriage act (1) Frank (MA)--An amendment to strike Section 3 of the legislation, which defines for Federal purposes marriage (and spouse) as a legal union between a man Defense of Marriage Act book woman as husband and wife.

Full text of "Defense of Marriage Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, on H.R.Defense of Marriage Act, " See other formats.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. HR - Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) - Voting Record U.S. House. Date: J Issues: Marriage, Federal, State and Local Relations, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Bill: Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Roll Number: Yea: Nay: 67 Bill Passed (House) Vote Result.

Yea Votes. Nay Votes. State District Name. APA United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules. Providing for the consideration of H.R.

Defense of Marriage Act: report (to accompany H. Res. Vote Smart provides free, unbiased, in-depth information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting.

Non-partisan and nonprofit since HR Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) - Voting Record - U.S. Senate - The Voter's Self Defense System - Vote Smart. R 2nd U.S. House of Representatives H R On Passage YEA-AND-NAY Passed Jul PM Defense of Marriage Act Party Yeas Nays Answered “Present” Not Voting Republican 1 0 9 Democratic 65 2 13 Independent 0 1 0 0 Totals 67 2 22 Abercrombie Nay Ackerman Nay Allard Yea Andrews Yea Archer Yea Armey Yea Bachus Yea Baesler Yea Baker (CA) Yea Baker.

The federal Defense of Marriage Act, signed. into law in Septemberis a vital element in preserving traditional marriage in America for two reasons. First, it protects the law-making capacity of the various states in the field of family Size: 1MB. provide the most flexibility in how the money may be used.

The Defense of Marriage Act involves the federal issue of whether Congress can release the states from their obligation to honor same-sex marriages performed in other states. The Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as between a man and a woman for the.

The Defense of Marriage Act, a law signed by President Bill Clinton, defined marriage for legal purposes as the union between a man and a woman as husband and wife.

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a federal law designed to give states the right to refuse recognition of a same-sex marriage approved by another state. It also defines marriage.

Rept. - DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT th Congress (). The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was a United States federal law passed by the th United States Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton.

It defined marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman, and allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other d by: the th United States Congress. tive bureaus and agencies of the United States, the word ‘marriage’ means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the word ‘spouse’ refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife.’’.

1 USC 1 note. Defense of Marriage Act. Sept. 21, [H.R. The Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, is the commonly-used name of a federal law of the United States that is codified at 1 U.S.C.

§ 7 and 28 U.S.C. § C. The bill was passed by Congress by a vote of in the Senate and a vote of in the House of Representatives, and was signed by President Bill Clinton on Septem The Defense of Marriage Act was authored by Georgia Representative Bob Barr, who introduced the bill on May 7, The bill was prompted by the Hawaii Supreme Court's ruling in the case Baehr v.

Lewin that the state must show a compelling interest in prohibiting same-sex marriage File Size: 45KB. Defense of Marriage Act of The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub. Sept. 21,Stat. ) is a federal law that denies federal recognition of same-sex marriages and authorizes states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages licensed in other states.

Defense of Marriage Act (CRS report for Congress) [Mark Eddy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Mark Eddy. The Defense of Marriage Act was enacted in as an election-year wedge issue, signed by President Bill Clinton in one of his worst policy moments.

Any Congress with a. Excerpt from the Defense of Marriage Act. In determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or inter pretation of the various administrative bureaus and agencies of the United States, the word "marriage" means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife and the word "spouse" refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or.

[Pages SS] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [] DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT The PRESIDING OFFICER. Under the previous order, the Senate will now proceed to the consideration of H.R. which the clerk will report. ] THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT institution of marriage."'8 DOMA has two provisions.

The first provi-sion defines "marriage" and "spouse" under federal law to include only partners of the opposite sex.9 The congressional exclusion of same-sex marriages from. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), enacted instates that, for the purposes of federal law, the words "marriage" and "spouse" refer to legal unions between one man and one woman.

Since that time, some states have authorized same-sex marriage. The key section of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the misnamed anti-gay-marriage law enacted almost seventeen years ago, was struck down as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court today, in a 5 Author: Richard Socarides.

As Representative Henry Hyde, the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, stated during the Subcommittee markup of H.R. ''[S]ame-sex marriage, if sanctified by the law, if Author: Garance Franke-Ruta.

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is an exception to the rule that a law’s title is as uninformative about the law’s purpose as the titles of Marx Brothers movies (“Duck Soup,” “Horse. At issue is the Defense of Marriage Act, which passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan majorities at the height of the presidential campaign, when Bill Clinton was seeking a second term.

On SeptemPresident Clinton signs the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) into law. In doing so, he makes the legal definition of marriage, a union between one man and one woman.

Seventeen years ago, the Defense of Marriage Act became the law of the land. At the time, voted in favor of the law and 67 opposed it in the House of Representatives. And in the Senate, A document prepared by the official performing the marriage; most jurisdictions require the bride and groom, the person officiating the marriage, and one or two witnesses to sign the marriage certificate after the completion of the ceremony; in some jurisdictions, the marriage certificate is filed with the clerk upon completion of the marriage and in others it is incorporated into the marriage.

Scalia brings drama to DOMA ruling. By the justices who authored the opinions could have been reading from a phone book. overturning the Defense of Marriage Act and punting on.

The State Marriage Defense Act (H.R. S. in the th Congress, H.R. S. in the th Congress) is a proposed law introduced by Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah that defines the terms "spouse" and "marriage" as used in federal laws to always follow the definition used in the particular state where the law is applied.

1. "head-complement" model: traditional marriage where husband has responsibilities to provide a family wage and wife has responsibility of home and raising children 2. "junior partner/senior partner" model: modified traditional marriage contract; both work outside home, but wife typically considers her work secondary to husband's job and still.Doma or DOMA may refer to.

Places. Doma, a village in district Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India; Domah, a mandal in Ranga Reddy district, Andhra Pradesh, India; Doma, Nigeria, a local government in Nasarawa State, Nigeria; Duma, Nablus, a Palestinian town in the West Bank; Other uses.

Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a American federal law; 3,4-Dihydroxymandelic acid, a metabolite of.Windsor, declaring Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, is an enormous triumph for equal protection under the law for all Americans.

The Court’s ruling gives real meaning to the Constitution’s promise of equal protection to all members of our society, regardless of sexual orientation.