H.R.2523: Respect for Marriage Act

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Bill Cosponsors

184 (182 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Respect for Marriage Act - Amends the Defense of Marriage Act to repeal a provision that prohibited a state, territory, possession, or Indian tribe from being required to recognize any public act, record, or judicial proceeding of any other state, territory, possession, or tribe respecting a same sex marriage. Amends the federal rules of construction added by such Act concerning the definitions of "marriage" and "spouse" to provide that, for...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.2523.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
June 26, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
June 26, 2013

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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