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SC0016 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
SC0016

 

Introduced 2/10/2011, by Sen. William R. Haine

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
ILCON Art. XIII, Sec. 9 new

    Proposes to amend the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in Illinois. Effective upon being declared adopted.


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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

 
3    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-SEVENTH GENERAL
4ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
5CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be submitted to the
6electors of the State for adoption or rejection at the general
7election next occurring at least 6 months after the adoption of
8this resolution a proposition to amend Article XIII of the
9Illinois Constitution by adding Section 9 as follows:
 
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ARTICLE XIII
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GENERAL PROVISIONS

12    (ILCON Art. XIII, Sec. 9 new)
13SECTION 9. MARRIAGE
14    Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or
15recognized in Illinois.
 
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SCHEDULE
17    This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
18declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois
19Constitutional Amendment Act.