98RS HB37


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HB 37 (BR 353) - B. Colter, J. Adams, S. Alexander, L. Brandstetter, J. Bruce, T. Burch, H. Collins, F. Curd, H. Deskins Jr, G. Graham, B. Heleringer, J. Jenkins, S. Johns, T. Kerr, A. Maricle, M. Marzian, L. Napier, R. Palumbo, T. Pope, M. Rader, W. Scott, K. Stein, R. Thomas, J. Vincent, C. Walton, R. Wilkey, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to marriage and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 402 to prohibit the marriage of a person under the age of 16, unless the female is pregnant and a District Court Judge grants permission to marry.


     HCS - Delete the provision which requires a person under 16 to obtain a bond before receiving a marriage license from a county clerk; require a person under 16 to present a certified court order to a county clerk to obtain a marriage license from a county clerk.
     HCA (1/Title, T. Kerr) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (1, T. Philpot) - Prohibit same sex marriages in Kentucky; deny recognition to same sex marriages solemnized in other states.
     SFA (2, T. Philpot) - WITHDRAWN
     SFA (3, J. Westwood) - Define "dependent child", as used in KRS Chapters 600 to 645, to include a child born of a mother or father under the age of 16 at the time of the birth.
     SFA (4, J. Westwood) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 12-posted in committee
     Jan 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Jan 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for January 29, 1998
     Feb 3-3rd reading, passed 90-3 with Committee Substitute and Committee Title Amendment (1)
     Feb 4-received in Senate
     Feb 5-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 9, 1998; recommitted to Rules (S); floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 9-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 17, 1998
     Mar 16-floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
     Mar 17-floor amendment (2) withdrawn; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 18-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 19-3rd reading,; floor amendments (1) (3) and (4-title) withdrawn; passed 38-0
     Mar 20-received in House
     Mar 23-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 26-signed by Governor

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