Ed Murray, D-Seattle, a gay lawmaker from the 43rd district and a leader in the marriage effort. Views Read Edit View history. Because Washington requires a three-day waiting period excluding the day of issue before a marriage certificate may be signed, the first same-sex marriages in the state took place on December 9,
Retrieved August 31, February 8, Washington State Department of Health. Attorney General elections. Ina UCLA study estimated the impact of allowing same-sex couples to marry would have on Washington's state budget.
Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territoriesthough marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands.
Scenes of joy in Dublin Castle on May 23rd felt like a kind of secular Pentecost. Norris v. June 1, And I'm so proud to be Irish today. The Wenatchee World. Well done". Impact on Benefits For purchased insurance, including health benefits, the Act is unlikely to have any impact, apart from a change in terminology from domestic partner to spouse.
Then both houses voted summarily to override the veto. Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territories , though marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands. Within a couple of days, more than same-sex marriage licenses were issued in King County alone. If you were asked to approve or reject the law, how would you vote?
Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico City , in certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Download as PDF Printable version.