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Travis amendment
Rejected on Feb. 12 by a vote of 103-94.

Proposed by Rep. Philip Travis (D-Rehoboth)

It being the public policy of this Commonwealth to protect the unique relationship of marriage in order to promote, among other goals, the stability and welfare of society and the best interest of children, only the union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in Massachusetts. Nothing in this article requires or prohibits Civil Unions.

Roll call:

ENATE:

Robert A. Antonioni, D-Leominster - N

Steven A. Baddour, D-Methuen - N

Jarrett T. Barrios, D-Cambridge - N

Frederick E. Berry, D-Peabody - N

Stephen M. Brewer, D-Barre - Y

Harriette L. Chandler, D-Worcester - N

Robert S. Creedon Jr., D-Brockton - Y

Cynthia Stone Creem, D-Newton - N

Susan C. Fargo, D-Lincoln - N

Guy William Glodis, D-Auburn - Y

John A. Hart Jr., D-Boston - Y

Robert A. Havern, D-Arlington - N

Robert L. Hedlund, R-Weymouth - Y

Brian A. Joyce, D-Milton - N

Michael R. Knapik, R-Westfield - N

Brian P. Lees, R-East Longmeadow - N

David P. Magnani, D-Framingham - N

Thomas M. McGee, D-Lynn - N

Linda J. Melconian, D-Springfield - N

Joan M. Menard, D-Somerset - N

Mark C. Montigny, D-New Bedford - N

Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge - Y

Michael W. Morrissey, D-Quincy - Y

Therese Murray, D-Plymouth - N

Andrea F. Nuciforo Jr., D-Pittsfield - N

Robert O'Leary, D-Barnstable - N

Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton - Y

Steven C. Panagiotakos, D-Lowell - Y

Pamela P. Resor, D-Acton - N

Stanley C. Rosenberg, D-Amherst - N

Charles E. Shannon Jr., D-Winchester - N

Jo Ann Sprague, R-Walpole - N

Bruce E. Tarr, R-Gloucester - N

Richard R. Tisei, R-Wakefield - N

Steve A. Tolman, D-Boston - N

Robert E. Travaglini, D-Boston - N

Susan C. Tucker, D-Andover - N

Marian Walsh, D-Boston - N

Dianne Wilkerson, D-Boston - N

HOUSE:

Christopher P. Asselin, D-Springfield - Y

Cory Atkins, D-Concord - N

Demetrius J. Atsalis, D-Hyannis - Y

Bruce J. Ayers, D-Quincy - Y

Ruth B. Balser, D-Newton - N

John J. Binienda, D-Worcester - Y

Deborah D. Blumer, D-Framingham - N

Daniel E. Bosley, D-North Adams - N

Garrett J. Bradley, D-Hingham - Y

Arthur J. Broadhurst, D-Methuen - Y

Scott P. Brown, R-Wrentham - Y

Stephen J. Buoniconti, D-West Springfield - Y

Antonio F. D. Cabral, D-New Bedford - N

Jennifer M. Callahan, D-Sutton - Y

Christine E. Canavan, D-Brockton - Y

Gale D. Candaras, D-Wilbraham - Y

Mark J. Carron, D-Southbridge - Y

Paul C. Casey, D-Winchester - Y

Vincent P. Ciampa, D-Somerville - Y

Edward G. Connolly, D-Everett - Y

Michael J. Coppola, R-Foxboro - Y

Robert Correia, D-Fall River - Y

Michael A. Costello, D-Newburyport - N

Robert K. Coughlin, D-Dedham - N

Geraldine Creedon, D-Brockton - Y

Robert A. DeLeo, D-Winthrop - N

Viriato Manuel deMacedo, R-Plymouth - Y

Paul C. Demakis, D-Boston - N

Brian S. Dempsey, D-Haverhill - Y

Salvatore F. DiMasi, D-Boston - N

Paul J. Donato, D-Medford - Y

Christopher J. Donelan, D-Orange - N

Carol A. Donovan, D-Woburn - N

Joseph R. Driscoll, D-Braintree - Y

James B. Eldridge, D-Acton - N

Lewis G. Evangelidis, R-Holden - Y

James H. Fagan, D-Taunton - Not voting

Christopher G. Fallon, D-Malden - N

Mark V. Falzone, D-Saugus - N

Robert F. Fennell, D-Lynn - Y

Michael E. Festa, D-Melrose - N

Barry R. Finegold, D-Andover - N

Thomas M. Finneran, D-Boston - Y

David L. Flynn, D-Bridgewater - Y

Gloria L. Fox, D-Boston - N

John P. Fresolo, D-Worcester - Y

Paul K. Frost, R-Auburn - Y

William C. Galvin, D-Canton - N

Colleen M. Garry, D-Dracut - Y

Thomas N. George, R-Yarmouth - Y

Susan W. Gifford, R-Wareham - Y

Anne M. Gobi, D-Spencer - Y

Emile J. Goguen, D-Fitchburg - Y

Brian Paul Golden, D-Boston - Y

Thomas A. Golden Jr., D-Lowell - Y

Shirley Gomes, R-South Harwich - Y

Mary E. Grant, D-Beverly - N

William G. Greene Jr., D-Billerica - Y

Patricia A. Haddad, D-Somerset - N

Geoffrey D. Hall, D-Westford - Y

Robert S. Hargraves, R-Groton - Y

Lida E. Harkins, D-Needham - N

Bradford Hill, R-Ipswich - Y

Reed V. Hillman, R-Sturbridge - Y

Kevin G. Honan, D-Boston - N

Mark A. Howland, D-Freetown - Y

Donald F. Humason Jr., R-Westfield - Y

Frank M. Hynes, D-Marshfield - Y

Patricia D. Jehlen, D-Somerville - N

Bradley H. Jones Jr., R-North Reading - Y

Louis L. Kafka, D-Sharon - N

Michael F. Kane, D-Holyoke - Y

Rachel Kaprielian, D-Watertown - N

Jay R. Kaufman, D-Lexington - N

Daniel F. Keenan, D-Southwick - Y

Shaun P. Kelly, R-Dalton - N

Thomas P. Kennedy, D-Brockton - N

Kay Khan, D-Newton - N

Brian Knuuttila, D-Gardner - Y

Peter V. Kocot, D-Florence - N

Robert M. Koczera, D-New Bedford - Y

Peter J. Koutoujian, D-Waltham - N

Paul Kujawski, D-Webster - Y

Stephen Kulik, D-Worthington - N

Barbara A. L'Italien, D-Andover - N

William Lantigua, I-Lawrence - Y

Peter J. Larkin, D-Pittsfield - Y

James Brendan Leary, D-Worcester - N

Stephen P. LeDuc, D-Marlboro - Y

John A. Lepper, R-Attleboro - Y

David P. Linsky, D-Natick - N

Paul J. Loscocco, R-Holliston - Y

Elizabeth A. Malia, D-Boston - N

Ronald Mariano, D-Quincy - Not voting

James J. Marzilli Jr., D-Arlington - N

James R. Miceli, D-Wilmington - Y

Charles A. Murphy, D-Burlington - N

James M. Murphy, D-Weymouth - Y

Kevin J. Murphy, D-Lowell - N

David M. Nangle, D-Lowell - Y

Harold P. Naughton Jr., D-Clinton - Y

Robert J. Nyman, D-Hanover - Y

Thomas J. O'Brien, D-Kingston - N

Eugene L. O'Flaherty, D-Chelsea - Y

Shirley Owens-Hicks, D-Boston - N

Marie J. Parente, D-Milford - Y

Matthew Patrick, D-Falmouth - N

Anne M. Paulsen, D-Belmont - N

Vincent A. Pedone, D-Worcester - N

Alice H. Peisch, D-Wellesley - N

Jeffrey D. Perry, R-Sandwich - Y

Douglas W. Petersen, D-Marblehead - N

George N. Peterson Jr., R-Grafton - Y

Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow - Y

Anthony Petruccelli, D-Boston - N

William "Smitty" Pignatelli, D-Lenox - N

Elizabeth A. Poirier, R-North Attleboro - Y

Karyn E. Polito, R-Shrewsbury - Y

Susan W. Pope, R-Wayland - Y

John F. Quinn, D-Dartmouth - Y

Kathi-Anne Reinstein, D-Revere - N

Cheryl A. Rivera, D-Springfield - N

Michael J. Rodrigues, D-Westport - N

Mary S. Rogeness, R-Longmeadow - Y

John H. Rogers, D-Norwood - Y

Michael J. Ruane, D-Salem - Y

Michael F. Rush, D-Boston - Y

Byron Rushing, D-Boston - N

Jeffrey Sanchez, D-Boston - N

Angelo M. Scaccia, D-Boston - Y

John W. Scibak, D-South Hadley - N

Mary Jane Simmons, D-Leominster - Y

Frank Israel Smizik, D-Brookline - N

Theodore C. Speliotis, D-Danvers - N

Robert P. Spellane, D-Worcester - N

Joyce A. Spiliotis, D-Peabody - Y

Karen Spilka, D-Ashland - N

Harriett L. Stanley, D-West Newbury - N

Thomas M. Stanley, D-Waltham - N

Marie P. St.Fleur, D-Boston - N

Ellen Story, D-Amherst - N

William M. Straus, D-Mattapoisett - N

David B. Sullivan, D-Fall River - N

Benjamin Swan, D-Springfield - N

Kathleen M. Teahan, D-Whitman - N

Walter F. Timilty, D-Milton - Y

A. Stephen Tobin, D-Quincy - Y

Timothy J. Toomey Jr., D-Cambridge - N

David M. Torrisi, D-North Andover - N

Philip Travis, D-Rehoboth - Y

Eric Turkington, D-Falmouth - N

James E. Vallee, D-Franklin - Y

Anthony J. Verga, D-Gloucester - Y

Joseph F. Wagner, D-Chicopee - Y

Brian P. Wallace, D-Boston - Y

Patricia A. Walrath, D-Stow - Y

Martin J. Walsh, D-Boston - N

Steven M. Walsh, D-Lynn - N

Daniel K. Webster, R-Hanson - Y

Alice K. Wolf, D-Cambridge - N


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