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CS/SB 196: Domestic Partners

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Sobel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Clemens ; Soto ; Bullard ; Margolis

Domestic Partners; Authorizing the clerk of the circuit court to collect a filing fee for domestic partner registrations; requiring that nursing homes allow a domestic partner access to his or her partner who is a resident and requiring that the domestic partner be allowed to meet with the families of other residents; establishing requirements for domestic partnership; providing that the act does not preempt the authority of a county or municipality to enact a domestic partnership ordinance unless in conflict with the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  4. Appropriations (AP)
  5. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2013 Senate • Filed
1/11/2013 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 19
2/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/19/13, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 19
3/7/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/12/13, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/27/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/01/13, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/1/2013 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 4
4/3/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/4/2013 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 346
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 350
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Judiciary