Same-sex marriages; civil unions. (HB1490)

Introduced By

Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach) with support from 16 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)

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 These prohibitions are no longer valid due to the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (June 26, 2015). This bill is identical to SB 17. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104109D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2020Read third time and passed House (63-Y 34-N)
01/28/2020VOTE: Passage (63-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Enrolled
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1490ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 75 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0075)

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