senate Bill S5416

Declares same sex marriage entered into outside of NY void under NY law

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    • Passed Assembly
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  • 19 / May / 2011
    • REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO JUDICIARY

Summary

Amends the domestic relations law, in relation to rendering the status of same sex marriages entered into outside of New York void under New York law.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5416
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6, Dom Rel L

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BILL NUMBER:S5416

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to rendering the status
of same sex marriage entered into outside of New York void under New
York law

PURPOSE:
To affirm that the status of same sex man1age that is recognized,
solemnized or legal in another jurisdiction is considered void in New
York.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5416

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN, LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to rendering the
  status of same sex marriage entered into  outside  of  New  York  void
  under New York law

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 6 of the  domestic  relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  MARRIAGES  CONTRACTED BETWEEN TWO PERSONS OF THE SAME SEX, REGARD-
LESS OF WHETHER SUCH MARRIAGE IS  RECOGNIZED,  SOLEMNIZED  OR  LEGAL  IN
ANOTHER JURISDICTION, SHALL BE CONSIDERED VOID IN NEW YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11581-01-1

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