SJR 6 - Resolution Supporting the Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
This resolution calls on Congress and the President to end the discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy that prohibits openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from serving in the Armed Forces by passing the Military Readiness Enhancement Act, H.R. 1246, by Marty Meehan (D-MA), currently pending in Congress.
Status: Passed by Legislature. Now official position of the State of California. Introduced March 20, 2007. Passed Senate by a 23-12 vote. Passed Assembly Judiciary Committee by a 7-3 vote. Passed Assembly by a 43-29 vote.
Lead Author: Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego)
Co-Authors: Senators Corbett, Kuehl, Migden, Romero and Torlakson; Assemblymembers Krekorian, Laird, Leno and Portantino
Sponsor: Equality California
Date Last Modified: 4/24/2008