Posted by AzBlueMeanie:
On the Consent Agenda of the Tucson City Council Agenda
for Tuesday, June 18, at 5:30 p.m. is the proposed city ordinance for civil unions, following in the footsteps of the City of Bisbee last month.
TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 17) RELATING TO DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS AND CIVIL UNIONS
a. Report from City Manager JUN18-13-262 CITY WIDE
b. Ordinance No. 11088 relating to Human Relations; amending the Tucson Code Chapter 17, Human Relations, Article IX, Registered domestic partnerships, to enhance the City's support for domestic partnerships and civil unions.
Here is the Report from the City Manager, Richard Miranda.
Here is a copy of the proposed ordinance.
Ordinance No. 11088
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 – 5:30 PM
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA, TUCSON, AZ
UPDATE: via the Tucson Sentinel. Tucson approves civil unions for same-sex couples: "In a unanimous 6-0 vote, the City Council approved a new ordinance Tuesday that allows for domestic partnerships and civil unions between same-sex couples. Tucson is the second Arizona city, after Bisbee, to recognize civil unions." councilwoman Regina Romero was absent.