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CS/CS/SB 140: Marriage Licenses

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Benacquisto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Simpson ; Book ; Hutson ; Perry ; Bracy ; Torres ; Rodriguez ; Campbell ; Taddeo ; Baxley ; Farmer ; Negron ; Bean ; Braynon ; Broxson ; Flores ; Gainer ; Galvano ; Garcia ; Gibson ; Hukill ; Mayfield ; Montford ; Passidomo ; Powell ; Rader ; Rouson ; Simmons ; Steube ; Stewart ; Thurston ; Young

Marriage Licenses; Providing that a marriage license may not be issued to a person under the age of 18 years except under certain circumstances; requiring parties to a marriage to file a written and signed affidavit with the county court judge or clerk of the circuit court before the judge or clerk may issue a marriage license; requiring each party to a marriage to provide his or her social security number or an alien registration number for purposes of child support enforcement; clarifying that a county court judge or clerk of a circuit court commits a misdemeanor if he or she issues a blank marriage license or if he or she issues a marriage license without obtaining the ages and identification numbers of the parties, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/26/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-81
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/14/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 17
10/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 10/24/17, 3:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
10/24/2017 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
10/26/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
10/30/2017 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 103
11/6/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/06/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/13/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
11/13/2017 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
11/14/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 102
1/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/11/18, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 94
1/11/2018 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 162
1/12/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/16/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 162
1/17/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 199
1/22/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
1/24/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 218
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/31/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 240
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 240
2/1/2018 House • In Messages
2/8/2018 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 546
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
• Received -HJ 546
2/14/2018 House • Substituted for CS/HB 335 -HJ 580
• Read 2nd time -HJ 580
• Amendment(s) adopted (186227, 951669) -HJ 580, 581
• Read 3rd time -HJ 581
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 108 NAYS 2 -HJ 581
2/20/2018 Senate • In returning messages
3/5/2018 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (756720) -SJ 717, 718
• Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended (923493) -SJ 716, 717
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 718
3/5/2018 House • In returning messages
3/9/2018 House • Concurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s) (756720) -HJ 1125, 1126
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 109 NAYS 1 -HJ 1126
3/9/2018 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1051
3/16/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/26/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-81