H.J. No. 0017

Defense of marriage.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Petersen, Anderson, R., Brechtel, Buchanan, Edmonds, Hallinan, Harshman, Mercer, Miller, Quarberg, Semlek and Teeters


A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing to amend the Wyoming Constitution by creating a new section specifying that a marriage between a man and a woman shall be the only legal union that shall be valid or recognized in Wyoming.


1/23/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/26/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/27/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H01

2/4/2009    H01 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby, Cannady, Mercer, Peasley and Quarberg

Nays:  Representative(s) Barbuto, Gingery, Patton and Throne

Ayes 5    Nays 4    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/4/2009    H Placed on General File

2/6/2009    H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Brechtel, Buchanan, Cannady, Davison, Edmonds, Hallinan, Harshman, Harvey, Jaggi, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, Mercer, Miller, Peasley, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Stubson and Teeters

Nays:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brown, Byrd, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Diercks, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Illoway, Jorgensen, Landon, McOmie, Meyer, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Roscoe, Steward, Thompson, Throne, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Ayes 25    Nays 35    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0