Hawaii Sends Same-Sex Marriage Bill To Governor

Law360, Los Angeles (November 12, 2013, 9:17 PM EST) -- The Hawaii State Senate voted Tuesday to approve a marriage equality bill that passed the state’s House of Representatives late last week, sending the bill to Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who has vowed to sign it, and clearing the way for Hawaii to be the next state to embrace marriage equality.

The state Senate’s 19-4 vote, not including two excused lawmakers, comes after the House of Representatives voted to pass SB1 HD1 on Friday. Earlier this month, The Illinois House voted 61-54 to approve its Senate Bill...
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