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SB 1638: Marriage Licenses

GENERAL BILL by Campbell

Marriage Licenses; Requiring a couple that intends to apply for a marriage license to complete, together or separately, a premarital preparation course; removing a prohibition preventing a county court judge or clerk of the circuit court from issuing a marriage license to a couple unless one party to the marriage is a male and the other party is a female; deleting a prohibition on recognizing marriages between persons of the same sex; deleting a prohibition on giving effect to marriages between persons of the same sex, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/5/2017 Senate - Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 209
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/3/2017 Senate • Filed
    3/5/2017 Senate • Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 209

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  • SB 1638, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2017 at 1:01 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6041 Marriage Equality Richardson Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
    S 1174 Marriage Equality Farmer Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    741.0305 Marriage fee reduction for completion of premarital preparation course. Page 1 (pdf)
    741.04 Marriage license issued. Page 2 (pdf)
    741.05 Penalty for violation of ss. 741.03, 741.04(1). Page 3 (pdf)
    741.212 Marriages between persons of the same sex. Page 3 (pdf)

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