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HB 31/LM (BR 154) - D. Hale, R. Bunch, D. Elliott, R. Heath, K. Imes, S. Lee, B. Linder, B. Rowland, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, T. Thompson, J. Tipton, S. Westrom

     AN ACT related to marriage and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 213 to move marriage licensing and recording duties from county clerks to the state registrar of vital statistics, to allow a fee of $35.50 for licenses, and to provide for the transfer of existing marriage records; amend KRS 344.130, 402.050, and 446.350 to exempt persons, officials, and institutions with religious objections to same-sex marriage from any requirement to solemnize such marriages; amend KRS 47.110, 64.012, 142.010, 209.160, 213.116, 402.080, 402.100, 402.110, 402.210, 402.220, 402.230, and 402.990 to conform; repeal KRS 402.240 which allows county judges/executive to issue marriage licenses in the absence of a county clerk; repeal KRS 402.170 which requires county clerks to distribute marriage manuals; EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017.



     Aug 13, 2015 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Jan 05, 2016 - introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)