Retrieved April 29, Prior to the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, there was litigation in New York courts regarding the recognition of same-sex marriage licenses from other jurisdictions. Namespaces Article Talk.
Peters May 12, Immigration Services Fraud Initiative. County of Monroe that because New York legally recognizes out-of-state marriages of opposite-sex couples, it must do the same for same-sex couples.
The law took effect on July 24, Article Lemon Law Protections. Persons who may contract matrimony. Each clerk's office sets its own requirements, please check with the office where you plan to purchase your license.
Retrieved June 9, The New Civil Rights Movement. On July 6,the Court of Appeals in Hernandez v. All Senate Republicans voted against the bill, and eight Democratic senators joined them. In Junesame-sex marriage legislation passed both the House and the Senate; it was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on June 24,and took effect on July 24, Retrieved June 27, Wiggins ruled that the plaintiffs' case could proceed.
The Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act, effective as of January 16, , makes it unlawful for anyone in New York State to be discriminated against in employment, housing, credit, education and public accommodations because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation.
Archived from the original on 17 August During his successful campaign for Governor of New York , Attorney General Spitzer said that he would push to legalize same-sex marriage if elected,  and he proposed legislation to that effect to the State Legislature on April 27, The Buffalo News.
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