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A 40003 - Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Dierdre Scozzafava voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Dierdre Scozzafava made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (24-38) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that legalizes same-sex marriage in New York.

Highlights:
-Provides that an otherwise valid marriage shall be valid regardless of whether the parties are of the same or different sex (Sec. 1). -Prohibits government treatment, legal status, effects, rights, benefits, privileges, protection, or responsibilities related to marriage from differing based on the parties to the marriage being of the same sex rather than a different sex (Sec. 1). -Prohibits denial of applications for marriage licenses on the grounds that the parties are of the same or different sex (Sec. 1). -Provides that no clergyman, minister, or Society for Ethical Culture leader shall be required to solemnize any marriage (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (88-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that legalizes same-sex marriage in New York.

Highlights:
-Provides that an otherwise valid marriage shall be valid regardless of whether the parties are of the same or different sex (Sec. 1). -Prohibits government treatment, legal status, effects, rights, benefits, privileges, protection, or responsibilities related to marriage from differing based on the parties to the marriage being of the same sex rather than a different sex (Sec. 1). -Prohibits denial of applications for marriage licenses on the grounds that the parties are of the same or different sex (Sec. 1). -Provides that no clergyman, minister, or Society for Ethical Culture leader shall be required to solemnize any marriage (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

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