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Illinois is one of 22 jurisdictions that protects individuals from employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Although these states follow the common law rule which may allow a person to change a first name in the event of marriage or at any other time , Social Security policy requires that a state enact a statute which expressly allows for a first name to be changed in the event of marriage in order for it to be considered a valid name change for Social Security purposes.
Same-sex marriages and domestic partnerships are both granted throughout the state to same-sex couples. The general assembly further finds that the general assembly, in the exercise of its plenary power, has the authority to define other arrangements, such as a civil union between two unmarried persons regardless of their gender, and to set forth in statute any state-level benefits, rights, and protections to which a couple is entitled by virtue of entering into a civil union.
After a legislative misstep, she again introduced the legislation as an amendment, this time to a House bill.