PRINTER'S NO. 1474
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY COHEN, K. BOYLE, BRADFORD, BRIGGS, V. BROWN, BROWNLEE, D. COSTA, P. COSTA, DAVIS, DELISSIO, D. EVANS, FABRIZIO, FRANKEL, GERGELY, McGEEHAN, MOLCHANY, MUNDY, O'BRIEN, PARKER, PASHINSKI, ROEBUCK, ROZZI, SANTARSIERO, SCHLOSSBERG, STURLA, VITALI, WHEATLEY AND YOUNGBLOOD, APRIL 15, 2013
REFERRED TO COMMITEE ON JUDICIARY, APRIL 15, 2013
8§ 1102. Definitions.
12"Civil union." A union between two adults of the same sex.
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14Section 2. Title 23 is amended by adding a section to read:
15§ 1103.1. Civil unions.
16(a) General rule.--All of the rights, protections and duties
4(b) Reciprocity.--A marriage between persons of the same
5sex, a civil union or a substantially similar legal relationship
6to that of a civil union, other than common-law marriage,
7legally entered into in another jurisdiction shall be recognized
8in this Commonwealth as a civil union.
9Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.