The bill permits a clerk to issue a license to marry and a marriage certificate only upon satisfactory proof that the marriage will be between one man and one woman, regardless of judicial decisions to the contrary. The bill authorizes a court, county department, or licensed child placement agency to approve an adoptive placement of a child only with prospective parents whose marriage consists of one man and one woman, or whose civil union, if it were considered a marriage, is only between one man and one woman, regardless of any judicial decisions to the contrary, and to allow stepparent adoptions only to a parent who is in a marriage or civil union that is between one man and one woman.



Current status

  • House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (02/13/20)
  • Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (02/03/2020)


S. Humphrey

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