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HB 51 - Adoptions by Unmarried Couples - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Tabled (Senate) (18-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (234-127) - (Key vote)

Title: Adoptions by Unmarried Couples

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that will allow two unmarried adults to adopt a child.

Highlights:
- Allows two unmarried adults in a familial relationship to adopt a child together [sec. V]. - Defines a familial relationship as one where two adults share a common residence, have economic interdependence and share a commitment to parental duties [sec. V(a-c)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Adoptions by Unmarried Couples

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Elizabeth D. Blanchard (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' MacKay (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank A. Tupper (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
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