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2013 House Bill 5015: Domestic Relations

Public Act 4 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Arthur Handy (D) on January 3, 2013
To redefine marriage to include same-sex couples, with no protections for individuals or organizations who recognize only marriages between a man and a woman, except in extremely narrow religious circumstances.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 3, 2013
Reported in the House on January 22, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. James N. McLaughlin (D) on January 24, 2013
Motion by Rep. Christopher R. Blazejewski (D) on January 24, 2013
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on January 24, 2013
Received in the Senate on January 30, 2013
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 30, 2013
Received in the House on April 24, 2013
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on April 24, 2013
Signed by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on May 2, 2013