Equality California
2010 Legislation

Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act

Bill Number: AJR 19

This resolution would put California on record in support of repealing the federal “Defense of Marriage Act.”


Status: Passed by the Assembly. Passed the Senate Judiciary Committee June 15, 2010, in a 3-2 vote. Passed by the Senate on August 23, 2010, in a 22-12 bipartisan vote. Adopted by the Legislature. 


Authors: Assemblymembers Julia Brownley and Mike Feuer

Co-Authors: Senator Leno, Senator Christine Kehoe, and Assemblymembers Tom Ammiano, Arambula, Bass, Beall, Block, Blumenfield, Bradford, Brownley, Buchanan, Caballeron, C. Calderon, Carter, Chesbro, Coto, De La Torre, De Leon, Eng, Evans, Feuer, Fletcher, Fong, Fuentes, Furutani, Galgiani, Hall, Hayashi, Hernandez, Hill, Huber, Huffman, Jones, Krekorian, Ma, John A. Perez, Salas, Saldana, Skinner, Solorio, Swanson, Torlakson, Torrico, and Yamada.

Co-Sponsored With: California Faculty Association


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