Same-sex marriages; civil unions. (HB75)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from 23 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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 These prohibitions are no longer valid due to the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (June 26, 2015).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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/06/2017Committee
12/06/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102244D
12/06/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/13/2018Left in Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB3.

Comments

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

The ACLU of Virginia strongly supports this bill that repeals Virginia laws prohibiting same sex marriages or same sex civil unions.