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Second Reading Speeches

Marriage Equality Plebiscite Bill 2015

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
RICE, Sen Janet
LAZARUS, Sen Glenn
LEYONHJELM, Sen David
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
MUIR, Sen Ricky
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Provides for a national plebiscite to be conducted at the next general election on the question of whether two people should be able to marry, regardless of gender.

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