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NEW: House of Representatives Will Hear Gay Marriage Bill Tuesday

Friday, January 11, 2013

 

The battle over same-sex marriage in Rhode Island will begin Tuesday as the House Judiciary Committee announced today that it has scheduled a hearing on a bill introduced by Rep. Arthur Handy (D-Cranston) that would allow same-gender couples to marry and would recognize the state’s existing civil unions as marriages.

The hearing is scheduled Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the rise of the House session (around 4:30 p.m.) in Room 313 on the third floor of the State House.
 

 

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