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Reported to Senate without amendment (05/18/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Constitutional Amendment - Marriage Protection Amendment - Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitution of any state shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon any other union.