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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3251         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2867

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to Defend Marriage.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3251        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2867

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2867) of Daniel B. Winslow relative to civil unions or domestic partnerships.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to Defend Marriage.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Section 4 of chapter 207 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is amended by inserting the following sentence at the end thereof:-  A marriage contracted while either party thereto has entered into a civil union or domestic partnership with another person, unless such civil union or domestic partnership has lawfully been terminated or dissolved, shall be void.

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