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Domestic partnerships bill likely will go to Senate floor this week
Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez, D-Belen, said Monday afternoon that the domestic partnerships legislation will go to the Senate floor sometime this week for a vote.
“It won’t be next week,” Sanchez told the Independent.
The vote likely will occur after Wednesday, so it would go to the floor later in the week.
Many senators are expected to attend a public memorial service in Roswell Wednesday for Patty Jennings, the wife of Senate President Pro Tem Tim Jennings. She died this weekend.
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the legislation on to the Senate floor without a do-pass recommendation.