DC Same-sex marriage recognition Act by ingridrburke

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AN ACT

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IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA __________________________

2009 Summer Supp. West Group Publisher

To amend section 47-1805.04 of the District of Columbia Official Code to permit the release of District of Columbia tax return information to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; and to amend An Act To establish a code of law for the District of Columbia to provide that marriages legally entered into in another jurisdiction by 2 persons of the same sex shall be recognized in the District of Columbia.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the “Jury and Marriage Amendment Act of 2009”. Sec. 2. Section 47-1805.04 of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended by adding a new subsection (k) to read as follows: “(k) Disclosure to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia – Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the Office of Tax Revenue may furnish to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, upon request of the court and in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1863(d), the names, addresses, and social security numbers of individuals who have filed a return under § 47-1805.02(a).”. Sec. 3. Chapter Forty-Three of An Act To establish a code of law for the District of Columbia, approved March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1391; D.C. Official Code § 46-401 passim), is amended as follows: (a) Section 1283 (D.C. Official Code § 46-401) is amended as follows: (1) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are repealed. (2) A new paragraph (2A) is added to read as follows: “(2A) The marriage of a person with a person’s grandparent, grandparent’s spouse, spouse’s grandparent, parent’s sibling, parent, step-parent, spouse’s parent, child, spouse’s child, child’s spouse, sibling, child’s child, child’s child’s spouse, spouse’s child’s child, sibling’s child.”.
Amend § 47-1805.04

Amend § 46-401

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(b) A new section 1287a is added to read as follows: “Sec. 1287a. Recognition of Marriages from Other Jurisdictions. - A marriage legally entered into in another jurisdiction between 2 persons of the same sex that is recognized as valid in that jurisdiction, that is not expressly prohibited by sections 1283 through section 1286, and has not been deemed illegal under section 1287, shall be recognized as a marriage in the District.”. Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement. The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(3)). Sec. 5. Effective date. This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

Chairman Council of the District of Columbia

Mayor District of Columbia

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