Illinois, USA: Marriage Equality Bill Sponsor Says it Will Pass the House This Month

Written by scott on May 23rd, 2013

Illinois Representative Greg HarrisThe chief sponsor of Illinois’ marriage equality bill says the bill will be passed in the House this session. The Advocate reports:

Rep. Greg Harris, the chief sponsor, said he will “absolutely” call a vote on the marriage equality bill by May 31, and “it’s going to win,” Chicago’s Windy City Times reports. Harris has previously said he would not bring the measure to a vote in the House of Representatives unless he was sure there was enough support to pass it. The state Senate approved it Valentine’s Day, and Gov. Pat Quinn has vowed to sign it.

Eight more days until the current legislative session ends.

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