H.B. No. 0150

Civil unions.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Connolly, Childers, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dn. and Senator(s) Von Flatern


AN ACT relating to domestic relations; establishing civil unions and related rights and responsibilities; specifying limits on civil unions; requiring licenses; defining persons who can solemnize civil unions and perform ceremonies; requiring the issuance of certificates; defining offenses and penalties; providing for the recognition of foreign civil unions; establishing the presumed legitimacy of children of civil unions; amending paternity presumptions; providing for dissolution or affirmation of civil unions; defining the applicability of other law; amending bigamy statutes; prohibiting multiple civil unions; providing penalties; and providing for an effective date.


1/14/2011      Bill Number Assigned

1/17/2011      H Received for Introduction

1/19/2011      H Introduced and Referred to H01; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff

2/8/2011       Motion to Do Pass Failed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Barbuto, Brown, Greene and Throne

Nays:  Representative(s) Brechtel, Cannady, Krone, Nicholas, B. and Peasley

Ayes 4    Nays 5    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/28/2011      H Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 4-3(c)