He tweeted: "It PASSED! Marriage equality in NY!! Yes!! Progress!! Thank you everyone who worked so hard on this!! A historic night!
"David and I did propose to each other, but over five years ago. We've been wearing engagement rings for ages, waiting for an available date. (sic)"
Harris and Burtka have been in a relationship since 2004 and became parents to twins Gideon Scott and Harper Grace in October 2010 via a surrogate mother.
Harris had been vocal about his desire to marry Burtka, writing on Twitter: "Please vote yes on marriage equality. It'd mean a lot to me and my family.
"I'd sure love to get married. Please, NY Senate, vote in favor of marriage equality today. My family would really appreciate it."
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