VA HB1701 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Introduced on December 12 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife" as well as related terms with gender neutral terms throughout the Code to comport with the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (June 26, 2015). The bill makes the relevant law regarding children born as a result of assisted conception applicable to both same-sex and opposite-sex married couples. The bill also 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, and makes conforming changes to various laws involving married individuals and their rights stemming from

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Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception, prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions, etc.



2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-12-12HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-12-12HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100105D

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131435(n/a)See Bill Text
18219(n/a)See Bill Text
182346(n/a)See Bill Text
182362(n/a)See Bill Text
182363(n/a)See Bill Text
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18249(n/a)See Bill Text
18267.5:2(n/a)See Bill Text
192271.1(n/a)See Bill Text
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192305(n/a)See Bill Text
19269(n/a)See Bill Text
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321257(n/a)See Bill Text
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321271(n/a)See Bill Text
32169.1(n/a)See Bill Text
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3822204(n/a)See Bill Text
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3824019(n/a)See Bill Text
5813210(n/a)See Bill Text
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581322.02(n/a)See Bill Text
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581326(n/a)See Bill Text
5813343(n/a)See Bill Text
581339.8(n/a)See Bill Text
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5813506.1(n/a)See Bill Text
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581490(n/a)See Bill Text
581499(n/a)See Bill Text
581520(n/a)See Bill Text
581810(n/a)See Bill Text
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6321519(n/a)See Bill Text
632510(n/a)See Bill Text
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652512(n/a)See Bill Text
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