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Key Votes

SJR 13 - Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage - Key Vote

Nevada Key Votes

Kelvin Atkinson Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements Kelvin Atkinson made in this general time period.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER IN TWO SUCCESSIVE SESSIONS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Stage Details

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (27-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Highlights:
  • Requires the state to recognize marriages and issue marriage licenses to couples, regardless of gender.
  • Prohibits an individual from making a claim against a religious organization or clergy for a refusal to solemnize a marriage.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (12-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Highlights:
  • Requires the state to recognize marriages and issue marriage licenses to couples, regardless of gender.
  • Prohibits an individual from making a claim against a religious organization or clergy for a refusal to solemnize a marriage.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

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