- Recognize current and future civil unions and domestic partnerships in other states
- Not recognize Massachusetts same-sex marriages
Civil unions performed in other states are entitled to full faith and credit in Connecticut, and cannot be repeated here. Out-of-state same-sex marriages have no legal force and effect hereThis was his response to a request from the Department of Public Health. It handles marriage licenses.
On the other hand, married same-sex Massachusetts couples moving there can form a civil union.
Vermont has civil unions. California, Maine and New Jersey have varying degrees of domestic partnerships.