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SB 682: Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage

GENERAL BILL by Baxley

Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage; Creating the Marriage Education Committee within the Department of Children and Families for the purpose of creating the Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage; authorizing the committee to obtain private funds for the costs of printing and distributing copies of the guide; requiring clerks of court to post an electronic copy of the guide on the court’s website and provide printed copies to applicants for marriage licenses under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a marriage license until petitioners verify that both parties have obtained and read the Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage or some other presentation of similar information, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/23/2020 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/28/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 52
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building