California Proposition 22
Limit on Marriages. Initiative Statute.
(March 7, 2000 California Primary Election Ballot)
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Limit on Marriages. Initiative Statute.
Text of Proposition 22


This initiative measure is submitted to the people in accordance with the provisions of Article II, Section 8, of the California Constitution.

This initiative measure adds a section to the Family Code; therefore, new provisions proposed to be added are printed in italic type to indicate that they are new.



SECTION 1. This act may be cited as the "California Defense of Marriage Act."

SECTION 2. Section 308.5 is added to the Family Code, to read:

308.5. Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.


Source: California Secretary of State

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