Key Votes

HB 74 - Prohibiting Recognition of Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages - Key Vote

Wyoming Key Votes

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Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (Senate) (14-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Recognition of Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits the recognition of same-sex marriages performed outside of Wyoming.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (31-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Recognition of Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits the recognition of same-sex marriages performed outside of Wyoming.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (7-50) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (16-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that voids all marriages except those that are between a male and a female.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that all marriage contracts that are valid in the United States are valid in the state of Wyoming as long as the contract is between a male and a female (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes parties to an out-of-state domestic or other legal civil union to have access to Wyoming courts for the purpose of resolving disputes that arise out of their domestic civil union (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that marriages are void without a legal divorce when those married are not 1 male and 1 female (Sec. 1).
  • Appropriates $200,000 for the purpose of erecting signs at airport and highway entrances to Wyoming that state, "Warning: your marriage or civil union may be void or voidable in Wyoming. Proceed with extreme caution" (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (32-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that voids all marriages except those that are between a male and a female.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that all marriage contracts that are valid in the United States are valid in the state of Wyoming as long as the contract is between a male and a female (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that marriages are void without a legal divorce when those married are not 1 male and 1 female (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting the Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

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