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SF 1308

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/23/2012 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. new text beginCONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.
new text end

new text begin 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:
new text end

new text begin Sec. 13. new text end

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

Sec. 2. new text beginSUBMISSION TO VOTERS.
new text end

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

new text begin "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?
new text end

new text begin Yes
.
new text end
new text begin No . "
new text end