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SB 48/LM (BR 265) - J. Adams, R. Alvarado, D. Harper Angel, M. McGarvey, W. Schroder

     AN ACT relating to child marriage.
     Amend KRS 402.020 to establish a new minimum age for marriage; amend KRS 402.030 to establish the power of courts to declare a marriage void when one party is under 18 years of age; amend KRS 402.210 to prohibit individuals under the age of 17 years from marrying; establish the process for a 17- year old to petition a court for permission to marry and the criteria for granting the petition; repeal KRS 402.260 which provides for the estate of minors who marry to be placed in receivership until they reach the age of 18 years.


     SCS1/LM - Require parental approval for a person 17 years of age to petition the court to be allowed to marry; require a court hearing; establish factors for court consideration.
     SFA1( W. Westerfield ) - Make technical correction.

     Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 03, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 05, 2018 - taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 06, 2018 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2018; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 07, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 34-3 with Committee Substitute (1) & floor amendment (1)
     Mar 08, 2018 - received in House
     Mar 12, 2018 - to Judiciary (H); posted in committee
     Mar 14, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 15, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16, 2018 - taken from Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 16, 2018; 3rd reading, passed 87-0
     Mar 19, 2018 - received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 29, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 36)