House Bill 5015 and Senate Bill 38: Persons Eligible to Marry

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Last Updated: May 2, 2013
House Bill 5015 and Senate Bill 38: Persons Eligible to Marry
House Senate
Sponsors:
Representatives Handy, Fox Mattiello, Ferri, and Ruggiero
Sponsors:
Senators Nesselbush, Sosnowski, Miller, Pichardo, Ottiano
Summary:

House Bill 5015 would change the terminology on marrying from gender based to non-gender based. It would redefine the term marriage and address applicability.

Summary:

Senate Bill 38 would change the terminology on marrying from gender based to non-gender based. It would redefine the term marriage and address applicability.

Status:

01/03/2013     House     Introduced; Referred to House Judiciary
01/11/2013     House     Scheduled for Hearing and Consideration January 15, 2012
01/15/2013     House     Committee recommended measure be held for further study
01/16/2013     House     Scheduled for consideration on January 22, 2013
01/22/2013     House     Placed on House calendar for 01/24/2013
01/24/2013     House     House passed Substitute A
01/30/2013     Senate     Referred to Senate Judiciary
04/19/2013     Senate     Scheduled for consideration on April 23, 2013.
04/23/2013     Senate     Committee recommends passage of Substitute B; Placed on Senate Calendar.
04/24/2013     Senate     Senate passed Substitute B.
04/24/2013     House     Introduced in the House; Referred to the House Judiciary Committee; Scheduled for hearing and consideration on April 30, 2013.
04/30/2013     House     Committee recommends passage of Substitute B in concurrence; Placed on House Calendar for May 2, 2013.
05/02/2013     Executive     Signed into law by the governor.

Status:

01/16/2013     Senate     Introduced; Referred to Senate Judiciary
01/16/2013     Senate     Introduced; Scheduled for hearing on March 21, 2013.
03/16/2013     Senate     Committee Hearing.
04/19/2013     Senate     Scheduled for consideration on April 23, 2013.
04/23/2013     Senate     Substitute A considered; Committee recommends passage; Placed on Senate calendar for April 24, 2013.
04/24/2013     Senate     Senate passed Substitute A.
04/24/2013     House     Referred to House Judiciary Committee; Scheduled for hearing and consideration on April 30, 2013.
04/30/2013     House     Committee recommends passage of Substitute A in concurrence; Placed on House calendar for May 2, 2013.
05/02/2013     House     House passed Substitute A in concurrence; Transmitted to Governor.
05/02/2013     Executive     Signed into law by the governor.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

HSLDA supports traditional marriage as part of the foundation of Western tradition supporting parental rights, including homeschooling. Click here for more details on our position.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

HSLDA supports traditional marriage as part of the foundation of Western tradition supporting parental rights, including homeschooling. Click here for more details on our position.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Action Requested:
None at this time

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House Bill Text

House Bill History

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Senate Bill Text

Senate Bill History

Bill as introduced