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Amends the California Constitution to provide that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only legal union that shall be valid or recognized in California. Amendment bars domestic partnerships from being valid or recognized as legal unions in California. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown, but probably not significant, fiscal effect on state and local governments. The impact would depend in large part on future court interpretations.
Gail Knight, Natalie R. Williams, Mark A. Jansson, and Philip W. Kell
Marriage. Invalidation of Domestic Partnerships. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1146 (2005).