I'll post an live stream when it's ready. After a request by Republicans to delay the measure, discussion is expected to begin Thursday morning. Debate comes less than a week after the House of Delegates barely passed the bill. Last year, the Senate passed a similar proposal 25-21 and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said the vote is not expected to change. Passing the measure would put Maryland on track to be the eighth state to legalize same-sex unions when Gov.