Equality California
2009 Legislation

Senate Urging Repeal of Prop 8

Bill Number: SR 7

This resolution would put the Senate on record as supporting the repeal of Proposition 8 and declaring that the initiative was an improper revision to the California Constitution.

Status: Introduced December 1, 2008.  Passed by Senate Judiciary Committe February 24, 2009 in a 3 to 2 vote. Passed by Senate with a vote of 18 to 14 on March 2, 2009. 

Lead Author: Senator Mark Leno

Principal Co-Authors: Senator Kehoe and Senate President pro Tem Steinberg

Co-Authors: Senators Alquist, Calderon, Cedillo, Corbett, DeSaulnier, Hancock, Pavley, Wolk and Yee






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