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September 2006 Opinions
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The Honorable Stephen D. Newman
Member, Senate of Virginia

The Honorable David B. Albo
Member, House of Delegates

The Honorable Kathy J. Byron
Member, House of Delegates

The Honorable John A. Cosgrove
Member House of Delegates

The Honorable Robert G. Marshall
Member, House of Delegates

Passage of marriage amendment will not affect current legal rights of unmarried persons involving contracts, wills, advance medical directives, shared equity agreements, or group accident and sickness insurance policies, or alter any other rights that do not ‘approximate the design, qualities, significance, or effects of marriage” or create “the rights, benefits, obligations, qualities, or effects of marriage.’  Passage of amendment will not modify application and enforcement of Virginia’s domestic violence laws.
06-058 The Honorable Jean R. Jensen
Secretary, State Board of Elections
Constitution requires local electoral board, where feasible, to appoint officers of election representing two dominant political parties; when it is not feasible, board may appoint nonpartisan officers.