07RS HB110

HB110

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HB 110/LM (BR 409) - J. Gray, J. Fischer

     AN ACT relating to marriage.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 402 to provide the option for couples to enter into a covenant marriage; provide that a couple may designate a covenant marriage when applying for a marriage license or after marriage; require authorized counseling before entering a covenant marriage; define "authorized counseling"; establish the procedure for declaring a covenant marriage; require marriage license and certificate to indicate if the marriage is a covenant marriage; provide limited grounds for dissolution, legal separation, or divorce from bed and board, including a requirement of authorized counseling before divorce in a covenant marriage; require the Human Resources Coordinating Commission of Kentucky to develop an informational pamphlet regarding covenant marriage; amend KRS 402.100, 402.230, 403.025, 403.044, 403.110, 403.140, 403.150, and 403.170 to conform.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 26-posted in committee


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