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Amends the California Constitution to provide that only a man and a woman in a lawful marriage shall have the legal status of married spouses in California. Makes same-sex marriage unconstitutional. 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. Exclusive Legal Status for Married Spouses. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1147 (2005).