HB 41/SB 35 – Amend Lawful Age to Marry to 18 Years of Age

HB 41/SB 35 – Amend Lawful Age to Marry to 18 Years of Age

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Saine; Rep. Baker; Rep. Clemmons; Rep. Turner

 

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R-Iredell, Yadkin); Sen. Danny Britt (R-Columbus, Robeson); Sen. Valerie Foushee (D-Chatham, Orange)

Summary

This bill seeks to amend the lawful age to enter into marriage to 18 years of age or older. The law currently permits persons over the age of 14 to marry under certain condition.

Movement

SB 35

Filed – 2/1/2021

This bill was referred to the following Senate Committees:

-Rules and Operations

HB 41

Filed – 2/1/2021

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

-Families, Children, and Aging Policy

-Rules, Calendar, Operations

 
 

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