HB1587 (2018) Detail

(New Title) relative to the minimum age for marriage.


CHAPTER 272

HB 1587 - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0460h

2018 SESSION

18-2362

05/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1587

 

AN ACT relative to the minimum age for marriage.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cilley, Straf. 4; Rep. Murray, Rock. 24; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a person to be at least 16 years of age to marry.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0460h 18-2362

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the minimum age for marriage.

 

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

 

272:1  Marriageable; Minimum Age to Marry.  RSA 457:4 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

457:4  Marriageable. No person below the age of 16 years shall be capable of contracting a valid marriage, and all marriages contracted by such persons shall be null and void.

272:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: June 18, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

Links

HB1587 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 3, 2018 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1587 Revision: 4191 Date: June 20, 2018, 1:59 p.m.
HB1587 Revision: 3680 Date: May 2, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
HB1587 Revision: 3184 Date: March 8, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
HB1587 Revision: 2323 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 9:25 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 16
Jan. 16, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/16/2018 01:00 PM LOB 206
Jan. 29, 2018 ==RECESSED== Subcommittee Work Session: 01/29/2018 09:00 AM LOB 206
Jan. 30, 2018 ==RECESSED== Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2018 03:30 PM LOB 206
Feb. 6, 2018 ==CONTINUED== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/06/2018 03:30 PM LOB 206
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 21, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/21/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0460h (NT) (Vote 13-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0460h (NT) for 03/06/2018 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 9 P. 4
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0460h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 6
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0460h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 6
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 7
April 3, 2018 Hearing: 04/03/2018, Room 100, SH, 10:00 am; SC 15
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 19
May 2, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
June 18, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/18/2018; Chapter 272; Eff. 1/1/2019