Colorado, USA: Civil Unions Bill Passes House on Voice Vote; Official Vote Tuesday

Written by scott on March 11th, 2013

ColoradoThe civil unions bill in Colorado passed the House on an informal voice vote, including two republicans; the official recorded vote will be taken Tuesday, The Huffington Post says:

Civil unions advanced in the Colorado House on a voice vote Monday, and is poised to become law. The House will take a formal recorded vote on Tuesday before the bill advances to the governor’s desk. Democrats control the House 37-28 and Gov. John Hickenlooper has said that he will sign the bill into law when it reaches his desk. “What this bill is about is personal freedom and individual liberties,” said Cheri Gerou, R-Evergreen, one of two Republicans supporting Senate Bill 11. “This is a good conservative bill.”

The bill could become law within a couple weeks.

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