June 28, 1996: Egolf’s bill is added as an amendment to adoption legislation, passed by the House in a 177-16 vote.
Oct. 1, 1996: State Senate votes 43-5 to concur.
Oct. 8, 1996: Gov. Tom Ridge (R) signs the bill into law.
June 5, 2009: State Sen. Daylin Leach introduces the first-ever legislation to repeal the state DOMA and legalize marriage equality.
Sept. 19, 2011: State Rep. Babette Josephs introduces the first-ever legislation in the House to repeal the state DOMA and legalize marriage equality.
June 26, 2013: U.S. Supreme Court strikes a key portion of the federal DOMA in United States v. Windsor.
July 9, 2013: Plaintiffs, represented by ACLU and Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, file suit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Nov. 15, 2013: Judge John E. Jones 3d rules not to dismiss the case.
April 21, 2014: Plaintiffs ask judge to circumvent trial and rule on the briefs.
May 20, 2014: Jones finds that the marriage-equality ban violates the constitutional due-process and equal-protection guarantees.