HB1202 (2006) Detail

Relative to the minimum age required for marriage.


HB 1202 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2376

05/04

HOUSE BILL 1202

AN ACT relative to the minimum age required for marriage.

SPONSORS: Rep. Mitchell, Ches 7; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills 22

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill increases the minimum age required for marriage to 16.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2376

05/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT relative to the minimum age required for marriage.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Marriageable; Minimum Age Increased. Amend RSA 457:4 to read as follows:

457:4 Marriageable. No male [below the age of 14 years and no] or female below the age of [13] 16 years shall be capable of contracting a valid marriage, and all marriages contracted by such persons shall be null and void.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2007.

Links

HB1202 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1202 Revision: 9480 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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