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Senate Committee hears public testimony on AJR2

Only two members of the GLBTQ community presented OUR stories to the Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections on March 22 taking public testimony on Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 2. The bill would change Section 21 Article 1 of the state’s constitution from marriage limitions to recognition of marriage. The bill has been amended … Continue reading

AJR2: Public testimony March 22 for Senate committee

The Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections will hear public testimony on Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 2 that would change the state’s constitution definition of marriage on Wednesday, March 22 in Room 2144 of the Nevada Legislative building at 3:30pm. AJR2 would change section 21 of Article 1, which currently contains enjoined (non enforceable … Continue reading

Therenogaypage for March 11, 2017

With the Legislature in session and five bills before it affecting the GLBTQ community, Spring arriving and traditional events planned, Here is the next issue of therenogaypage done simply as a community service to inform, build, strengthen and connect the GLBTIQA community in northern Nevada and the eastern Sierra. In this issue: Equality Day at … Continue reading

AJR2 floors discussion in the Assembly

27-14 Assembly passes AJR2: On to the Senate

The Nevada Assembly saw debate on AJR2 during its March 9 session before the vote was called for by Speaker Jason Frierson being passed along party lines 27-15 with 1 excused.  The bill now will be referred to the state Senate where it will be referred to The Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections. … Continue reading

Assembly floor vote set on AJR2 on Tomorrow

The Nevada Assembly has listed AJR2 in the General File for tomorrow’s (March 9) Floor Session at 11:30 am. The bill basically changes the enjoined language in the state’s constitution  regarding the definition of marriage.  Assemblyman Nelson Araujo (D-Las Vegas) introduced the bill into this session after The Republican controlled legislature in 2015 let SJR13 … Continue reading

AJR2 moves to General File next is vote on Assembly floor

The Nevada Assembly heard the second reading of AJR2 and amendment 23 during its regular scheduled floor session on Wednesday, March 8.  The bill would change the state’s constitution redefining marriage in Section 21 Article 1. The bill would remove the enjoined language which states marriage is between one man and one woman to issue … Continue reading

AJR2 presented to Assembly Floor

Update 5:40pm: The Assembly will hear the second reading of AJR2 in the General Assembly Session at 11:30am on Wednesday March 8.   Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 2 introduced on February 1 by Assemblyman Nelson Araujo (D-Las Vegas) to amend the Nevada State Constitution, allowing issuance of licenses and recognition of all marriages regardless of … Continue reading

AJR2: Out of Committee with Do Pass recommendation

AJR 2 has passed out of committee with no amendments and a do pass recommendation on March 2 and is headed to the Assembly floor for consideration. The bill is in its first year of a 5 year process to amend the state constitution changing the definition of marriage as outlined in Section 21 Article … Continue reading

AJR2 set for work session Thursday

The proposed language change in the Nevada Constitution will move forward this Thursday in Carson City as the Assembly Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections will hold a work session on AJR 2. The bill proposes to remove the enjoined language from Section 21 Article 1 defining marriage between one man and one woman to … Continue reading

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