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 Bill Status of SB2934  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  IMDMA-NO MARRIAGE UNDER AGE 18

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/13/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/203from Ch. 40, par. 203
750 ILCS 5/208 rep.
750 ILCS 5/301from Ch. 40, par. 301
750 ILCS 5/302from Ch. 40, par. 302

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Requires proof that each party to the marriage has attained the age of 18 years in order to obtain a license to marry and a marriage certificate from the county clerk. Deletes language allowing proof that each party to the marriage will have attained the age of 18 years at the time the marriage license is effective or will have attained the age of 16 years and has either the consent to the marriage of both parents or his guardian or judicial approval. Repeals a provision regarding judicial approval of underage marriages. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately, except for changes made to provisions related to declaration of invalidity and time of commencement, which are effective 2 years after the amendatory Act becomes law.

DateChamber Action
  10/13/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John Connor
  10/13/2021SenateFirst Reading
  10/13/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2022SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon

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