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HB 1323: Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage

GENERAL BILL by Yarborough ; Burgess ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman

Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage; Creates Marriage Education Committee; provides for membership & terms of members; provides for creation of Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage; requires committee to submit completed guide to Governor & Legislature; provides content; requires committee to obtain private funds for design, layout, printing, & distribution costs; provides for distribution; provides an exemption; encourages clerks of court to provide list of course providers & websites; requires committee to provide report to Governor & Legislature; provides for review & revision of guide; prohibits issuance of marriage license until petitioners verify both parties have obtained & read guide or other presentation of similar information.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2018 House • Filed
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 114
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 340
1/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
1/23/2018 House • Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 4 -HJ 413
1/24/2018 House • Now in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee -HJ 413
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOB
1/30/2018 House • Favorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 2 -HJ 477
1/31/2018 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 477
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee