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SB5/LM (BR1048) - S. West, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., C. Girdler, J. Higdon, A. Robinson, D. Thayer, W. Westerfield, M. Wilson, M. Wise

     AN ACT relating to marriage licenses.
     Amend KRS 402.100 to require that the Department of Libraries and Archives revise the current marriage license form; remove the requirement that the license be signed by the issuing county or deputy clerk; and provide instead that the marriage license form allow for the name and title of the issuing official.


     SCS1/LM - Amend KRS 402.100 to require the Department of Libraries and Archives to issue two forms of the marriage license application to county clerk offices; require the department to issue a marriage license form that allows for the entering of additional information from the parties; require the department to revise references to the issuance of a marriage license or certificate by a county clerk; remove section requiring the transmission of information to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; amend KRS 402.110 to conform.
     SFA1( M. McGarvey ) - Amend to delete sections creating two (2) marriage license forms and replace with one form allowing parties to check "bride", "groom," or "spouse" on the form.

     Jan 06, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 08, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 10, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 11, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 16, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 17, 2016
     Feb 17, 2016 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 18, 2016 - 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated; passed 30-8 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 19, 2016 - received in House
     Feb 22, 2016 - to Judiciary (H)