Illinois, USA: Marriage Equality Bill Suffers Brief Senate Setback

Written by scott on January 3rd, 2013

Illinois, USA: Marriage Equality Bill Suffers Brief Senate SetbackA bid to introduce the Illinois marriage equality bill was defeated on Wednesday night when supporters of the bill fell two votes shy of getting the legislative hearing of the bill.

This meaning there will be no Senate vote on the measure until Thursday (4 January) at the earliest.

The vote was on waiving a six-day waiting period set out in Senate rules to get the measure heard in committee Wednesday night (2 January).

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