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Key Votes

SB 2138 - Repeal of Cohabitation Laws - Key Vote

North Dakota Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Repeal of Cohabitation Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeal of Cohabitation Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals North Dakota's cohabitation laws but makes it a misdemeanor for an unmarried couple to represent themselves as married.

Highlights:
-Changes the existing law so that living with a person of the opposite sex is no longer considered a sex crime (Sec. 2). -Makes it a misdemeanor to represent oneself as married to a person of the opposite sex when unmarried (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeal of Cohabitation Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals North Dakota's cohabitation laws but makes it a misdemeanor for an unmarried couple to represent themselves as married.

Highlights:
-Changes the existing law so that living with a person of the opposite sex is no longer considered a sex crime (Sec. 2). -Makes it a misdemeanor to represent oneself as married to a person of the opposite sex when unmarried (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Repeal of Cohabitation Laws

Sponsors

  • Tracy Potter (ND - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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