Current Status:

High Priority States: State government trifecta states where one political party holds governorship, a majority of state senate seats, and a majority of the state house in the state’s government.

  1. Rhode Island (10 Co-Sponsors) – Senate Bill introduced 1/19; House Bill introduced 2/3
  2. Connecticut (6 Co-Sponsors in House) – Bill introduced 1/24
  3. Delaware
  4. Oregon – (Rep. Margaret Doherty, District 35) – House Bill introduced
  5. California (Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco;  Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg) – Bill introduced 1/17/2017

Priority States:

  1. Massachusetts (Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington) – Bill introduced 1/11/2017
  2. New York (Sen. Brad Hoylman, D-Manhattan) – Bill introduced 1/4/2017
  3. Maine (Rep. Seth Berry, D-Bowdoinham)
  4. New Mexico (Sen. Jacob R. Candelaria; Reps. Georgene Louis and Gail Chasey) – Bill introduced 1/21/2017
  5. Hawaii (Rep. Chris Lee, D-Lanikai, Waimānalo) – Bill introduced 1/25/2017
  6. New Jersey (10 Co-Sponsors) – Senate Bill introduced 2/27/2017; House Bill introduced 1/23/2017
  7. Pennsylvania (Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery)
  8. Virginia (Rep. Mark Levine, D-Alexandria) – Bill introduced 1/20/2017 – Died in Committee
  9. Minnesota (Sen. Schoen, DFL – Cottage Grove) – Introduced 1/26/2017
  10. Maryland (39 Co-Sponsors in House, 19 Co-Sponsors in Senate) – Introduced 1/27/2017
  11. Vermont (42 Co-Sponsors) – Senate Bill introduced 2/9; House Bill introduced 2/9
  12. Michigan (10 Co-Sponsors) – Senate Bill introduced 3/7
  13. Ohio (10 Co-Sponsors) – House Bill introduced
  14. Tennessee – House Bill introduced 2/9/2017
  15. Iowa – Bill introduced

 

 

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