July 13, If you are already legally married to your partner in another state, the laws of New York allow you to get married again—to the same partner—in New York. The Senate passed the bill on June 24 by a 33—29 vote with 29 Democrats and four Republicans voting in favor. The full Senate would be allowed to vote on the bill, the majority leader, Dean G. New York State has more opportunities than ever to make it easy to say yes to your LGBT wedding - including LGBT-friendly wedding venues, planners, ceremony officiants, photographers and honeymoon destinations.
Fight Back New York, a political action committee dedicated to replacing NY legislators who opposed the freedom to marry with supporters, launches.
However, more and more religious institutions are allowing their clergy to marry same-sex couples, so it will depend on the institution. New York became the sixth U. New York City Comptroller. The Washington Post.
Prior to the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, there was litigation in New York courts regarding the recognition of same-sex marriage licenses from other jurisdictions.