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SB 512: Marriage


Marriage; Deleting a requirement that a marriage license may be issued by a county court judge or clerk of the circuit court in this state only if one party to the marriage is male and the other party is female; deleting a provision specifying that, for the purpose of interpreting any state law or rule, the term “marriage” means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife and that the term “spouse” applies only to a member of such a union, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/12/2015 Senate • Filed
    10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Rules -SJ 38
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 512, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/12/2015 at 3:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 4019 Marriage/Issuance of Marriage Licenses to Persons of the Same Sex Williams Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CJS)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    741.04 Marriage license issued. Page 1 (pdf)
    741.212 Marriages between persons of the same sex. Page 2 (pdf)

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