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Codey Agrees To Postpone Marriage Equality Vote At Request Of Sponsors

TRENTON – At the request of the bill’s prime sponsors, Senate President Richard J. Codey (D-Essex) has agreed to postpone tomorrow’s scheduled vote on the Marriage Equality Act (S1967) until the Assembly Judiciary Committee has had time to hold a hearing on the bill.

“Senator Weinberg and Senator Lesniak have expressed their earnest desire to postpone tomorrow’s vote until there has been adequate time to vet the bill before the Assembly Judiciary Committee. I understand their desire to make sure this bill receives the thorough attention it deserves and therefore I have agreed to postpone tomorrow’s vote until further notice.”

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