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SECTION 10-A
Parties to a marriage
Domestic Relations (DOM) CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE 3
§ 10-a. Parties to a marriage. 1. A marriage that is otherwise valid
shall be valid regardless of whether the parties to the marriage are of
the same or different sex.

2. No government treatment or legal status, effect, right, benefit,
privilege, protection or responsibility relating to marriage, whether
deriving from statute, administrative or court rule, public policy,
common law or any other source of law, shall differ based on the parties
to the marriage being or having been of the same sex rather than a
different sex. When necessary to implement the rights and
responsibilities of spouses under the law, all gender-specific language
or terms shall be construed in a gender-neutral manner in all such
sources of law.