Joining Rep Laurie Jinkins in the bill she sponsored: Representatives Pedersen, Kenney, Pettigrew, Ladenburg, Lytton, Stanford, Billig, Ryu, Liias, Seaquist, Darneille, Dickerson, Dunshee, Fitzgibbon, Upthegrove, Reykdal, Finn, Moscoso, Takko, Rolfes, Clibborn, Jacks, Morris, Cody, Roberts, Orwall, Green, Van De Wege, Ormsby, Hudgins, Sells, Kelley, Blake, Appleton, Kagi, Santos, Hurst, Kirby, Eddy, Probst, Springer, Miloscia, Maxwell, Sullivan, Goodman, Frockt, Carlyle, Haigh, Moeller, Hunter, Tharinger, Hunt, McCoy, and Hasegawa.
HB 1649 provides the rights of domestic partnerships to gay and lesbian couples when in Washington State who legally wed in jurisdictions where it is legal. Presently these families have no rights in Washington State. The bill now goes to the Governor for review and signature.
Read more about HB 1649 here.