A similar measure is being considered on the federal level.
The bill now goes to the House, where a similar measure died last year.
Similar measures are being considered in a few other states.
In the last two years, five other states, including California, have passed similar measures.
The measure, similar to one passed by the House, is expected to come to a vote early next week.
A similar measure passed the House last year by a vote of 313 to 108.
For now, there is no similar measure in the Senate.
Efforts to pass similar measures are under way in more than 60 other places.
A similar measure died in the Legislature two years ago.
He is expected to introduce a similar measure next week.