Category: Same-Sex Marriage

Has any governor of Colorado ever vetoed a bill that would have established a statewide registry of same-sex domestic partnerships in that state

No. The Colorado state legislature has never passed a bill that would establish a statewide domestic partnership registry and, as a result, no governor of Colorado has ever had the opportunity to sign or veto such a bill. A statewide domestic partnership registry was put to public referendum in November

Has any governor of California ever vetoed a bill that would have established a statewide registry of same-sex domestic partnerships in that state

Yes. Governor Pete Wilson vetoed Such legislation in September 1998. Then, Governor Gray Davis vetoed the Senate version of such a bill in October 1999, while signing the Assembly version into law. That law has since been expanded many times in scope to include virtually all rights and benefits of