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SB 283 - Establishing Domestic Partnerships - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (28-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Domestic Partnerships

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that defines domestic partnerships and establishes that domestic partners have the same rights, protections, and benefits as married couples.

Highlights:
-Defines domestic partnerships as a "social contract between two persons" who, of their own free will, "have chosen to share one another's lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring" (Sec. 5-6). -Establishes that domestic partners have the same rights and responsibilities as those that are granted to spouses (Sec. 7). -Resolves that employers are not required to provide health care benefits to the domestic partners of their employees (Sec. 8).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (14-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Domestic Partnerships

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that defines domestic partnerships and establishes that domestic partners have the same rights, protections, and benefits as married couples.

Highlights:
-Defines domestic partnerships as a "social contract between two persons" who, of their own free will, "have chosen to share one another's lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring" (Sec. 5-6). -Establishes that domestic partners have the same rights and responsibilities as those that are granted to spouses (Sec. 7). -Resolves that employers are not required to provide health care benefits to the domestic partners of their employees (Sec. 8).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (26-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Domestic Partnerships

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that defines domestic partnerships and establishes that domestic partners have the same rights, protections, and benefits as married couples.

Highlights:
-Defines domestic partnerships as a "social contract between two persons" who, of their own free will, "have chosen to share one another's lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring" (Sec. 5-6). -Establishes that domestic partners have the same rights and responsibilities as those that are granted to spouses (Sec. 7). -Resolves that employers are not required to provide health care benefits to the domestic partners of their employees (Sec. 8).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (12-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Domestic Partnerships

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that defines domestic partnerships and establishes that domestic partners have the same rights, protections, and benefits as married couples.

Highlights:
-Defines domestic partnerships as a "social contract between two persons" who, of their own free will, "have chosen to share one another's lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring" (Sec. 5-6). -Establishes that domestic partners have the same rights and responsibilities as those that are granted to spouses (Sec. 7).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishing Domestic Partnerships

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • James R. 'Bob' Coffin (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
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