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Report: Illinois Gov. to Sign Civil Unions Bill

Report: Illinois Gov. to Sign Civil Unions Bill


Illinois governor Pat Quinn is poised to sign a civil unions bill into law, according to one state representative's Facebook page.

Rep. Greg Harris, sponsor of the state house bill that would grant civil union rights to same-sex couples, wrote via Facebook early Saturday, "Save The Date[:] Governor Pat Quinn will sign the Civil Union Law on Monday, January 31."

Harris wrote that a public signing ceremony will take place in the Chicago Loop, with further details to be announced next week.

Both the Illinois house and senate passed the civil unions bill during the last legislative session.

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