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LD 1020 - Same Sex Marriage Bill - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (21-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that defines marriage as the legally recognized union of two people.

Highlights:
-States that a marriage of a same-sex couple that is validly licensed and certified in another jurisdiction is recognized for all purposes under the laws of Maine (Sec. 3). -Does not allow interference with any religious institution's marriage policy. A person authorized to join persons in marriage who fails or refuses to join persons in marriage is not subject to any fine or other penalty (Sec. 5). -Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 124th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.
Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (89-57) - (Key vote)

Title: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that defines marriage as the legally recognized union of two people.

Highlights:
-States that a marriage of a same-sex couple that is validly licensed and certified in another jurisdiction is recognized for all purposes under the laws of Maine (Sec. 3). -Does not allow interference with any religious institution's marriage policy. A person authorized to join persons in marriage who fails or refuses to join persons in marriage is not subject to any fine or other penalty (Sec. 5). -Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 124th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Sponsors

  • Dennis S. Damon (ME - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Herbert C. Adams (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip L. Bartlett II (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paulette G. Beaudoin (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Seth A. Berry (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lawrence Steven 'Larry' Bliss (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anna D. Blodgett (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter B. 'Pete' Bowman (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph C. 'Joe' Brannigan (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven J. 'Steve' Butterfield II (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Emily Ann Cain (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael E. Carey (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joan F. Cohen (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary A. Connor (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alexander 'Alex' Cornell du Houx (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cynthia A. Dill (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert N. 'Rob' Eaton (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jane E. Eberle (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark W. Eves (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Elspeth M. 'Elsie' Flemings (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patsy A. Garside Crockett (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Adam A. Goode (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. Harlow (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne M. Haskell (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Hinck (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert B. Hunt (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa Walsh Innes (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bryan T. Kaenrath (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward Parker 'Ed' Legg (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen D. 'Steve' Lovejoy (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • W. Bruce MacDonald (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. Martin (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne T. Mitchell (ME - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry K. Morrison (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Pennell Nelson (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Nutting VII (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew R. O'Brien (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peggy A. Pendleton (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ann E. Peoples (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leila Jane Percy (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne C. Perry (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald E. Pilon (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hannah M. Pingree (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Benjamin Marriner 'Ben' Pratt (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles R. 'Charlie' Priest (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda F. Sanborn (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. Schatz (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy E. Smith (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald G. Soctomah (ME - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Sara R. Stevens (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Meredith N. Strang Burgess (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy B. Sullivan (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sharon Anglin Treat (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pamela Jabar Trinward (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda M. Valentino (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard V. Wagner (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas R. 'Thom' Watson (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David C. Webster (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
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