S.F. No. 0013
Same sex marriages.
Sponsored By: Senator(s) Geis and Representative(s) Petersen
AN ACT relating to domestic relations; creating an exception to the provision that all marriages validly contracted outside of this state are valid in Wyoming; providing that marriages between persons of the same sex are void; and providing for an effective date.
12/4/2006 Bill Number Assigned
1/9/2007 S Received for Introduction
1/10/2007 S Introduced and Referred to S01
1/26/2007 S01 Recommended Do Pass
Ayes: Senator(s) Burns, Perkins and Ross
Nays: Senator(s) Decaria and Sessions
Ayes 3 Nays 2 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/26/2007 S Placed on General File
1/29/2007 S Passed CoW
1/30/2007 S Passed 2nd Reading
Page 1-line 14 After "contracts" insert "as defined by W.S. 20‑1‑101".
Page 2-line 1 After "state" delete balance of line.
Page 2-line 2 Delete "sex".
Page 2-line 10 After "When the" delete balance of line and insert "marriage contract does not satisfy the requirements of W.S. 20‑1‑101.". NICHOLAS
1/31/2007 S Passed 3rd Reading
Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, J., Aullman, Barrasso, Burns, Coe, Cooper, Fecht, Geis, Hines, Jennings, Johnson, Larson, Meier, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Scott, Townsend and Vasey.
Nays: Senator(s) Case, Decaria, Hastert, Job, Massie, Mockler, Sessions and Von Flatern.
Excused: Senator(s) Peck
Ayes 21 Nays 8 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/2/2007 H Received for Introduction
2/16/2007 H Introduced and Referred to H12; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff
2/27/2007 H12 Motion to Do Pass Failed
Ayes: Representative(s) Alden, Anderson, R., Buchanan, Illoway, Philp and Simpson
Nays: Representative(s) Cohee, Diercks, Hammons, Landon, Lubnau, Martin and Thompson
Ayes 6 Nays 7 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0