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H.R.875 - Marriage Protection Act of 2011

To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under the Defense of Marriage Act. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under the Defense of Marriage Act. as introduced.
  • Short: Marriage Protection Act of 2011 as introduced.

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03/02/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Dan Burton

R-IN

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Official Summary

Marriage Protection Act of 2011 - Amends the federal judicial code to deny federal courts jurisdiction to hear or decide any question pertaining to the interpretation, or the validity under the Constitution, of the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act declaring that no state shall be re

Official Summary

Marriage Protection Act of 2011 - Amends the federal judicial code to deny federal courts jurisdiction to hear or decide any question pertaining to the interpretation, or the validity under the Constitution, of the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act declaring that no state shall be required to give effect to any marriage between persons of the same sex under the laws of any other state.

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