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SF 1691

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution
by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing as
marriage 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. Only the union of one man and one woman shall be
valid or recognized as a marriage in Minnesota. Any other
relationship shall not be recognized as a marriage or its legal
equivalent.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginQUESTION.
new text end

new text begin The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the people at
the 2006 general election. The question submitted shall be:
new text end

new text begin "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide
that marriage or its legal equivalent is limited to only the
union of one man and one woman?
new text end

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