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HF 1054 - Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes 2 consenting individuals to engage in a “civil marriage,” where existing law authorized a marriage between a man and a woman (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the following marriages (Sec. 3):
    • a marriage between siblings; and
    • a marriage between an uncle or aunt and a nice or nephew.
  • Prohibits religious organizations, associations, and societies from being subject to any fine, penalty, or civil liability for non-participation in the support or solemnization of a civil marriage for any reason (Sec. 5).
  • Requires gender-neutral terminology to be used in law to implement rights and responsibilities in a civil marriage (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-59) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes 2 consenting individuals to engage in a “civil marriage,” where existing law authorized a marriage between a man and a woman (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the following marriages (Sec. 3):
    • a marriage between siblings; and
    • a marriage between an uncle or aunt and a nice or nephew.
  • Prohibits religious organizations, associations, and societies from being subject to any fine, penalty, or civil liability for non-participation in the support or solemnization of a civil marriage for any reason (Sec. 5).
  • Requires gender-neutral terminology to be used in law to implement rights and responsibilities in a civil marriage (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

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