Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Amends California Constitution and Family Code to define marriage as a civil contract between any two persons otherwise qualified to marry, regardless of their gender. Repeals Proposition 22, which provides that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid in California. Provides that persons in same-sex marriages shall have the same rights and obligations as persons in opposite-sex marriages, including, but not limited to, those related to community property, intestate succession, stepparent adoption, child custody, child support, hospital visitation, insurance benefits and death benefits. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Annual state revenue loss potentially in excess of $10 million. (SA2006RF0024.)
Elizabeth Rucello, Katelynn Finnie and Brandi Brooks
Failed to Qualify
Same-sex Marriage. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. California Initiative 1219 (2006).