Key Votes

SB 1140 - Exempts Religious Institutions from Performing Same-Sex Marriages - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -
Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Exempts Religious Institutions from Performing Same-Sex Marriages

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts any priest, minister, rabbi or authorized person of a religious denomination from being required to perform a marriage contrary to his or her religious beliefs and specifies that marriage is a civil, not religious, contract.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Exempts Religious Institutions from Performing Same-Sex Marriages

Sponsors

  • Mark R. Leno (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Michael J. Rubio (CA - D) (Out Of Office)