Bill Summary for H 780 (2017-2018)

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Apr 12 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 780 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 11, 2017
AN ACT TO AFFIRM THAT SECTION 6 OF ARTICLE XIV OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION IS THE LAW OF THE STATE.
Intro. by Pittman, Speciale, Ford.

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Includes whereas clauses.

Amends GS 51-1.2 (marriage between persons of the same gender not valid) to declare the Obergefell v. Hodges decision of the US Supreme Court of 2015 null and void in the State of North Carolina, and that the State of North Carolina must henceforth uphold and enforce Section 6 of Article XIV of the North Carolina Constitution, notwithstanding the opinion and objection of the US Supreme Court.

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