Support the Uniting American Families Act
Bill Number: AJR 15
This resolution puts California on record in support of the federal Uniting American Families Act, which would remove legal barriers to immigration by permanent same-sex partners.
Status: Fully passed. Introduced on April 20, 2009, referred to the Assembly Judiciary Committee. Passed the full Assembly on September 8, 2009 by a 41-28 vote. Passed Senate Judiciary Committee on June 10. Passed full Senate with a 23-12 bipartisan vote. Passed Assembly concurrence vote with a 48-25 bi-partisan vote on July 1, 2010.
Author:Assemblymember Kevin De León
Co-Authors: Assemblymembers Ammiano and John A. Pérez, and Assemblymembers Block, Blumenfield, Fuentes, Jones, Ma, Monning, Portantino, and Skinner and Senators Kehoe, Leno and Pavley
Co-Sponsored With: Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality