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Key Votes

LD 1020 - Same Sex Marriage Bill - Key Vote

Maine Key Votes

Debra Plowman voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Debra Plowman made in this general time period.

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

Title: Same Sex Marriage Bill

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 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

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