H.B.1785. Marriage - As introduced, requires each applicant be at least 18 years of age before a county clerk can issue a marriage license. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3 and Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1.

Tennessee House of Representatives
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Summary

                    AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 36, Chapter 3 and Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1, relative to marriageable age.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 36-3-104(b), is amended by deleting the subsection in its entirety.

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 36-3-105(a), is amended by deleting the following language:

It is unlawful for any county clerk or deputy clerk in this state to issue a marriage license to any person where either of the contracting parties is under sixteen (16) years of age, except as provided in this part.
                
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                    and substituting instead the following:

It is unlawful for any county clerk or deputy clerk in this state to issue a marriage license to any person where either of the contracting parties is under eighteen (18) years of age.

SECTION 3. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 36-3-106, is amended by deleting the section in its entirety.

SECTION 4. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 36-3-107, is amended by deleting the section in its entirety.

SECTION 5. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 37-1-104(a)(3), is amended by deleting the subdivision in its entirety.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
                

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Actions

  • Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee

    Tue, Mar 27th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/27/2018

    Wed, Mar 21st 2018
  • Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee

    Wed, Mar 21st 2018
  • Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee for 3/28/2018

    Wed, Mar 21st 2018
  • Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/28/2018

    Wed, Mar 21st 2018
  • Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/21/2018

    Tue, Mar 20th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/21/2018

    Tue, Mar 20th 2018
  • Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee

    Tue, Mar 20th 2018
  • Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - SA0838)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 2 - SA0840)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Re-refer to Senate Judiciary Comm.

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Rule #83(8) Suspended, to be heard in S. Jud. Comm. 3/20/18

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/20/2018

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/19/2018

    Fri, Mar 16th 2018
  • Senate Reset on calendar for 3/19/18

    Thu, Mar 15th 2018
  • Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Civil Justice Committee

    Wed, Mar 14th 2018
  • Placed on cal. Civil Justice Committee for 3/20/2018

    Wed, Mar 14th 2018
  • Senate Reset on calendar 3/15/18

    Tue, Mar 13th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/15/2018

    Tue, Mar 13th 2018
  • Placed on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 3/14/2018

    Mon, Mar 12th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/12/2018

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • Def. to Summer Study in Civil Justice Subcommittee

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Tue, Mar 6th 2018
  • Senate Reset on calendar for 3/12/2018

    Mon, Mar 5th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Mon, Mar 5th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/5/2018

    Fri, Mar 2nd 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Thu, Mar 1st 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • Placed on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 3/7/2018

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Tue, Feb 27th 2018
  • Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee

    Tue, Feb 27th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 2/27/2018

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 2/27/2018

    Tue, Feb 13th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 2/13/2018

    Wed, Feb 7th 2018
  • Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee

    Tue, Jan 30th 2018
  • Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

    Thu, Jan 25th 2018
  • P2C, ref. to Civil Justice Committee

    Thu, Jan 25th 2018
  • Introduced, Passed on First Consideration

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • Intro., P1C.

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • Filed for introduction

    Tue, Jan 23rd 2018
  • Filed for intro.

    Tue, Jan 23rd 2018