Equality California
2009 Legislation

Assembly Urging Repeal of Prop 8 

Bill Number: HR 5

This resolution would put the Assembly on record as supporting the repeal of Proposition 8 and declaring that the initiative was an improper revision to the California Constitution.

Status: Introduced December 2, 2008.  Passed 7 to 3 by Assembly Judiciary Committee February 18, 2009. Passed by Assembly with a 44-27 vote on March 2, 2009. 

Author: Assembly Member Tom Ammiano

Co-Authors: Assembly Members Evans and John A. Pérez






  • Learn more about the struggle to achieve marriage equality in California and Proposition 8.
  • VIDEO: Assembly Judiciary Committee passes HR 5



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