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S.1236 Respect for Marriage Act, 113th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 26, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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    • S.1236 Respect for Marriage Act - July 19, 2013 by OpenCongress - Use the options to the right to narrow down your search results. The easiest way to email your members of Congress Short: as introduced.Official: A bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage. as introdu

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      As noted by OpenCongress on July 19, 2013, "Use the options to the right to narrow down your search results. The easiest way to email your members of Congress Short: as introduced.Official: A bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage. as introdu" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/113-s1236/show)
    • Feds Work Overtime To Fill Gaps Left By DOMA Ruling - July 01, 2013 by Forbes - ...wake of the Windsor decision, takes a place of celebration approach. The Respect for Marriage Act (H.R.2523 in the House and S.1236 in the Senate) provides that if a marriage is valid anywhere, it is valid everywhere. That interpretation seems consisten

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      As noted by Forbes on July 01, 2013, "...wake of the Windsor decision, takes a place of celebration approach. The Respect for Marriage Act (H.R.2523 in the House and S.1236 in the Senate) provides that if a marriage is valid anywhere, it is valid everywhere. That interpretation seems consisten" (http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2013/07/01/feds-work-overtime-to-fill-gaps-left-by-doma-ruling/?utm_source=allactivity&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=20130701)
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