Assembly Constitutional Amendment
No. 5

Introduced by Assembly Member Low
(Principal coauthors: Assembly Members Cervantes, Jackson, Lee, Ward, and Zbur)
(Principal coauthors: Senators Atkins, Eggman, Laird, Menjivar, Padilla, and Wiener)
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Addis, Aguiar-Curry, Arambula, Bauer-Kahan, Berman, Boerner Horvath, Bonta, Calderon, Connolly, Mike Fong, Friedman, Gabriel, Haney, Hart, Irwin, Jones-Sawyer, Lowenthal, Maienschein, McCarty, McKinnor, Muratsuchi, Stephanie Nguyen, Ortega, Pellerin, Petrie-Norris, Quirk-Silva, Luz Rivas, Robert Rivas, Blanca Rubio, Santiago, Ting, Wallis, Weber, Wicks, Wilson, and Wood)
(Coauthors: Senators Allen, Archuleta, Ashby, Becker, Blakespear, Bradford, Caballero, Cortese, Dodd, Durazo, Glazer, Gonzalez, Hurtado, Limón, McGuire, Min, Newman, Portantino, Roth, Rubio, Skinner, Smallwood-Cuevas, Stern, Umberg, and Wahab)

February 14, 2023

A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, relating to rights.


ACA 5, as introduced, Low. Marriage equality.
The California Constitution declares that defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy are inalienable rights, and that a person may not be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law or equal protection of the laws.
This measure would express the intent of the Legislature to amend the Constitution of the State relating to marriage equality.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Legislature of the State of California at its 2023–24 Regular Session commencing on the fifth day of December 2022, two-thirds of the membership of each house concurring, hereby proposes to the people of the State of California, that the Constitution of the State be amended as follows:
It is the intent of the Legislature to amend the Constitution of the State relating to marriage equality.