NJ Senator Puts Marriage Equality Bill On Hold

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 4:18 PM EST) -- New Jersey Sen. Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, D-Bergen, said Monday that she was holding the state’s Marriage Equality Act bill — which was slated to be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday — per the advice of gay rights organization Lambda Legal.

The bill, known as S- 3109 and co-sponsored by Weinberg and Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union, is a slightly modified version of the previous S-1 bill legalizing same-sex marriage that Gov. Chris Christie vetoed in 2012. Lambda Legal and other proponents of same-sex...
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