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Report Title: Civil Unions; Eligibility; Procedures; Divorce
Description: Amends various statutory provisions related to civil unions and conforming amendments to recognize civil unions; deletes the eligibility requirement for a civil union requiring termination of an existing reciprocal beneficiary relationship, except for out-of-state unions recognized in the State as civil unions; authorizes any licensing agent statewide to issue a civil union license; authorizes the Department of Health to collect fees for civil union licenses to allow for application online; conforms the information collected by civil union solemnizers to the information collected by marriage solemnizers; makes a reciprocal beneficiary relationship automatically terminate upon either party entering into a civil union; authorizes civil union partners to change their names on the certificate of civil union; and confirms that the family court has jurisdiction over the divorce, annulment, and separation of partners to a union that is recognized as a civil union in this State.
Companion:  HB2569
Package: Gov
Current Referral: HTH, JDL
Introducer(s): TSUTSUI (Introduced by request of another party)

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1/25/2012SPassed First Reading.
1/25/2012SReferred to HTH, JDL.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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