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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
    IntroducedMarch 3rd, 2009

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Title

Marriage Protection Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under the Defense of Marriage Act.

Summary

Marriage Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the federal judicial code to deny federal courts jurisdiction to hear or decide any question pertaining to the interpretation of, or the validity under the Constitution, of the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act declaring that no state shall be required to give effect to any marriage between persons of the same sex under the laws of any other state.