Thursday, February 14, 2008

VA: local option bill SB 51 on domestic partner benefits

Equality Virginia is advising voters to contact their state representatives to pass a bill that allows local governments to grant same-sex domestic partner benefits when they choose to do so (which Arlington would do).

Here is the main link for the bill SB 51 Health insurance; extension of coverage funded by localities.

Here is the Equality Virginia fact sheet.

Virginia, of course, has to deal with the Marshall-Newman admendment which passed in 2006. My link for that is here.

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