The dissent, led by then-Chief Justice Deborah T. Retrieved November 18, Not I. The Commission elected a chair, Frank Vespa-Papaleo, the current Director of the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, and the Commission plans on meeting monthly as well as conducting periodic public meetings.
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In response, the Legislature passed a bill to legalize civil unions on December 21,which became effective on February 19, The Civil Union Act came into effect on February 19, Retrieved July 24,
Hidden categories: Use mdy dates from June Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Articles needing POV-check from June Ridenour Amy H. On Friday, the New Jersey Supreme Court denied the state's request to temporarily prevent such marriages. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Supreme Court had ordered the State Legislature to correct the constitutional violation, by permitting either same-sex marriage or civil unions with all the rights and benefits of marriage, within days. Legal guardianships nationwide, except Hong Kong and Macau , residency rights for foreign spouses of legal residents Hong Kong.
On February 13, , the State Senate passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage by a vote of 24 to 16, and on February 16, the Assembly passed it by a vote of 42 to 33, with three Republicans and one Democrat not voting, and one Democratic seat temporarily vacant.
It was one of the first states to do so after California. During the first 90 days after the law went into effect, same-sex couples entered civil-unions, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.