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SB 2 - Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties - North Carolina Key Vote

Justin Burr voted Yea (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (69-41) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that authorizes certain officials to recuse themselves from performing certain marriage duties based on a "sincerely held" religious objection.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a magistrate, assistant, or deputy register of deeds to recuse him or herself from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license based on a “sincerely held” religious objection (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits a recusing magistrate, assistant, or deputy register from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license until the recusal has been rescinded in writing (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a recusal to be in effect for at least 6 months (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the register of deeds to ensure that all eligible applicants for a marriage license are issued a license (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to notify the Administrative Office of the Courts if all magistrates in a jurisdiction have recused, at which time the Administrative Office of the Courts is required to ensure that a magistrate is available to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a district court judge to be deemed magistrate for the purposes of performing marriages until the Administrative Office of the Courts designates a magistrate to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to ensure a magistrate is available to perform marriages for at least 10 hours a week over the course of at least 3 business days (Sec. 4).

 

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (32-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties

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

Vote to override a veto of a bill that authorizes certain officials to recuse themselves from performing certain marriage duties based on a "sincerely held" religious objection.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a magistrate, assistant, or deputy register of deeds to recuse him or herself from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license based on a “sincerely held” religious objection (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits a recusing magistrate, assistant, or deputy register from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license until the recusal has been rescinded in writing (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a recusal to be in effect for at least 6 months (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the register of deeds to ensure that all eligible applicants for a marriage license are issued a license (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to notify the Administrative Office of the Courts if all magistrates in a jurisdiction have recused, at which time the Administrative Office of the Courts is required to ensure that a magistrate is available to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a district court judge to be deemed magistrate for the purposes of performing marriages until the Administrative Office of the Courts designates a magistrate to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to ensure a magistrate is available to perform marriages for at least 10 hours a week over the course of at least 3 business days (Sec. 4).

 

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (67-43) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain officials to recuse themselves from performing certain marriage duties based on a "sincerely held" religious objection.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a magistrate, assistant, or deputy register of deeds to recuse him or herself from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license based on a “sincerely held” religious objection (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits a recusing magistrate, assistant, or deputy register from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license until the recusal has been rescinded in writing (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a recusal to be in effect for at least 6 months (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the register of deeds to ensure that all eligible applicants for a marriage license are issued a license (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to notify the Administrative Office of the Courts if all magistrates in a jurisdiction have recused, at which time the Administrative Office of the Courts is required to ensure that a magistrate is available to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a district court judge to be deemed magistrate for the purposes of performing marriages until the Administrative Office of the Courts designates a magistrate to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to ensure a magistrate is available to perform marriages for at least 10 hours a week over the course of at least 3 business days (Sec. 4).

 

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain officials to recuse themselves from performing certain marriage duties based on a "sincerely held" religious objection.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a magistrate, assistant, or deputy register of deeds to recuse him or herself from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license based on a “sincerely held” religious objection (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits a recusing magistrate, assistant, or deputy register from performing a marriage or issuing a marriage license until the recusal has been rescinded in writing (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a recusal to be in effect for at least 6 months (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the register of deeds to ensure that all eligible applicants for a marriage license are issued a license (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to notify the Administrative Office of the Courts if all magistrates in a jurisdiction have recused, at which time the Administrative Office of the Courts is required to ensure that a magistrate is available to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a district court judge to be deemed magistrate for the purposes of performing marriages until the Administrative Office of the Courts designates a magistrate to perform marriages in the jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the chief district court judge to ensure a magistrate is available to perform marriages for at least 10 hours a week over the course of at least 3 business days (Sec. 4).

 

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO END DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR ONLY IF VOTES CHANGE OR THE THIRD READING OCCURS ON A DIFFERENT LEGISLATIVE DAY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Officials to Not Perform Certain Marriage Duties

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