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HB 3104 - Domestic Partnership Rights - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Larry Haler voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Larry Haler made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Domestic Partnership Rights

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

Title: Domestic Partnership Rights

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

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

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