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HB 437 - Same-Sex Civil Unions - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

Maggie Wood Hassan voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Maggie Wood Hassan made in this general time period.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (14-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing civil unions between same-sex couples.

Highlights:
- Requires civil unions to follow the state's marriage laws, including requiring each person to be at least 18 years of age (sec 1). - Recognizes same-sex civil unions and marriages from other states as civil unions while the couples are in New Hampshire (sec 1). -Requires that civil unions must be dissolved following the state's divorce laws for marriages (sec 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (243-129) - (Key vote)

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing civil unions between same-sex couples.

Highlights:
- Requires civil unions to follow the state's marriage laws, including requiring each person to be at least 18 years of age (sec 1). - Recognizes same-sex civil unions and marriages from other states as civil unions while the couples are in New Hampshire (sec 1). -Requires that civil unions must be dissolved following the state's divorce laws for marriages (sec 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Sponsors

  • James R. Splaine (NH - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Dana S. Hilliard (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
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