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File #: 2021-3338    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 11/2/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Commission Districts To Amend Chapter 20, Article X concerning domestic partnerships.
Attachments: 1. Substitute 2021 12.14 Item 2021-3338

Substitute

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners - District 6                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All Commission Districts

To Amend Chapter 20, Article X concerning domestic partnerships.

Body

 

Information Contact: Commissioner Ted Terry

Phone Number: 404-371-4909

 

PURPOSE:

To amend Chapter 20, Article X concerning domestic partnerships by removing the requirement that domestic partners be persons of the same gender.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

Approval of the attached code amendment will make domestic partnership insurance benefits available to all couples, regardless of gender, provided they meet the remaining qualifications for domestic partnership currently set forth under DeKalb County Code Sec. 20-200.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the attached ordinance amending Code Section 20-200.