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HB 3104 - Domestic Partnership Rights - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Barbara Bailey voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Barbara Bailey made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Domestic Partnership Rights

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Domestic Partnership Rights

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Highlights:
-Extends many of the same rights and responsibilities to domestic partners as currently apply to spouses regarding:
    - recognition as immediate family members - the right to refuse to testify against each other in a court of law - community property rights - power of attorney and guardianship - probate and inheritance - state tax law
- Allows the termination of a state registered domestic partnership to be settled out of superior court only if certain conditions are met. Otherwise the dissolution must be settled in court. - Includes domestic partners in current law regarding child support and parenting plans in the event of a partnership dissolution. - Recognizes legal unions between same-sex couples from other states. - Require all registered domestic partners be informed of their new rights and responsibilities.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Domestic Partnership Rights

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Highlights:
-Extends many of the same rights and responsibilities to domestic partners as currently apply to spouses regarding:
    - recognition as immediate family members - the right to refuse to testify against each other in a court of law - community property rights - power of attorney and guardianship - probate and inheritance - state tax law
- Allows the termination of a state registered domestic partnership to be settled out of superior court only if certain conditions are met. Otherwise the dissolution must be settled in court. - Includes domestic partners in current law regarding child support and parenting plans in the event of a partnership dissolution. - Recognizes legal unions between same-sex couples from other states. - Require all registered domestic partners be informed of their new rights and responsibilities. - Second substitute sponsored by House Finance Committee.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Domestic Partnership Rights

Sponsors

  • Don A. Barlow (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Maralyn Chase (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve E. Conway (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeannie L. Darneille (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Lou Dickerson (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hans M. Dunshee (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah H. 'Deb' Eddy (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Ike' Eickmeyer (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Ericks (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Flannigan (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Fromhold (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Grant (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathy M. Haigh (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Shirley Hankins (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Alan Hasegawa (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Samuel W. 'Sam' Hunt (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ross Hunter (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred Jarrett (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn Kessler (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia T. Lantz (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marko Liias (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kelli Linville (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. McCoy (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James L. 'Jim' McIntire (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Moeller (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sharon Nelson (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Al O'Brien (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Quall (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Helen Roberts (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christine Rolfes (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Shay Schual-Berke (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Seaquist (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Geoff Simpson (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Helen E. Sommers (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dean A. Takko (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Upthegrove (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin Van De Wege (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Deb Wallace (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Maureen S. Walsh (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brendan W. Williams (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alex Wood (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
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