HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 8
49th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2010
A JOINT RESOLUTION
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 20 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF NEW MEXICO TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. It is proposed to amend Article 20 of the constitution of New Mexico by adding a new section to read:
"Marriage in this state shall consist only of the union of one man and one woman."
Section 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be submitted to the people for approval or rejection at the next general election or at any special election prior to that date that may be called for that purpose.