Same-sex marriages; civil unions. (SB782)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), and Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Same-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are no longer valid due to the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (June 26, 2015). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


07/18/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100125D
07/18/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)


ACLU-VA LGBT Rights, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill that would repeal discriminatory, unconstitutional anti-marriage equality laws currently in our state code.