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I would remind you that a long list of clergy and religious groups have forcefully spoken out against this Bill. The bill was ed in May SB 10 Marriage Same-sex marriage was legalized via statute in Novemberafter the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly approved same-sex marriage legislation by 61 votes to 54 achieving the 60 vote required threshold.
Love is love. The law allows the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed outside of Illinois as the equivalent of an Illinois civil union. If a person undergoes sex Coluumbia surgerythe marriage is still recognized by the state, even though the parties to the marriage are of the same sex.
Ln contended that the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act violated the Illinois Constitution 's guarantees of equal protection and due process. On February 21,a federal judge authorized Cook County to issue marriage s to same-sex couples without waiting for the Illinois statute legalizing same-sex marriage to take effect on June 1, and the county clerk began issuing s immediately.
Cllumbia state's anti-discrimination law applies to the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and credit, and forbids discrimination on the grounds of "race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service".
The definition of sexual orientation explicitly includes gender identity. Illinois law prohibits bullying based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, unfavorable discharge from military service, association with a person or group with one or more of the aforementioned actual or perceived characteristics, or any other distinguishing characteristic.
In Junethe Illinois General Assembly passed a bill to repeal the "15 or more employees in a company or business" loopholewhich exempted businesses with less than 15 employees from the state's anti-discrimination law. A similar bill to repeal the 15 employee loophole passed both houses of the General Assembly in Maywas ed into law by Governor J.
Pritzker in Copumbia and went into effect on July 1, Governor J. Pritzker ed the bill into law in Augustand it went into effect on January 1, State law recognizes the non-genetic, non-gestational mother as a legal parent to born via donor insemination, irrespective of the marital status of the parents.
When parties enter into a surrogacy agreement that complies with the state statute, no court action is required to obtain a birth certificate with the names of the intended parents. So long as certifications are completed by all the parties, attorneys, and a physician involved, and so long as those certifications are received by the hospital prior to the birth of the child, the birth certificate is issued in the names of the intended parents.
Same-sex couples are Co,umbia in the same manner as opposite-sex couples. Hate crime law[ edit ] SinceIllinois has had hate crime legislation that includes actual or perceived sexual orientation.