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HF 1613

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 04/28/2011 10:04am

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A bill for an act
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution; adding a section to
article XIII; recognizing marriage as only a union between one man and one
woman.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.

An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is proposed to the people. If the
amendment is adopted, a section shall be added to article XIII, to read:

Sec. 13.

Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a
marriage in Minnesota.

Sec. 2. SUBMISSION TO VOTERS.

The proposed amendment must be submitted to the people at the 2012 general
election. The question submitted must be:

"Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one
man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Minnesota?

Yes
.
No ."
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