assembly Bill A5223A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates lay individuals as temporary justices of the peace in order to solemnize marriages

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 print number 5223a
May 04, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Feb 13, 2015 referred to judiciary

A5223 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11 & 13-b, Dom Rel L; add §109, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6952
2017-2018: A1137
2019-2020: A4895
2021-2022: A6300

A5223 - Summary

Designates lay individuals as temporary justices of the peace in order to solemnize marriages.

A5223 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5223

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law and the public health law, in
  relation to designating lay individuals to solemnize marriages

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

  Section  1.  Section  11  of  the domestic relations law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B. A TEMPORARY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, AS DESIGNATED  BY  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  HEALTH  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE OF SECTION TWO
HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  S 2. Section 13-b of the domestic relations law, as amended by chapter
652 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 13-b. Time within which marriage may be solemnized. A marriage shall
not be solemnized within twenty-four hours after  the  issuance  of  the
marriage  license, unless authorized by an order of a court of record as
hereinafter provided, nor shall it be solemnized after sixty  days  from
the  date  of  the  issuance  of  the marriage license unless authorized
pursuant to section three hundred fifty-four-d  of  the  executive  law.
Every  license  to  marry  hereafter  issued by a town or city clerk, in
addition to other requirements specified by this chapter, must contain a
statement of the day and the hour the license is issued and  the  period
during which the marriage may be solemnized. It shall be the duty of the
clergyman  [or], magistrate OR TEMPORARY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, AS DESIG-
NATED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  TWENTY-NINE
OF  SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED  SIX  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, performing the
marriage ceremony, or if the marriage is solemnized by written contract,
of the judge before whom the contract is acknowledged, to  annex  to  or
endorse  upon  the  marriage  license  the date and hour the marriage is
solemnized. A judge or justice of the supreme court of this state or the
county judge of the county in which either party to be married  resides,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01456-02-5

A5223A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11 & 13-b, Dom Rel L; add §109, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6952
2017-2018: A1137
2019-2020: A4895
2021-2022: A6300

A5223A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates lay individuals as temporary justices of the peace in order to solemnize marriages.

A5223A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5223--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Judiciary -- recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary  in  accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the domestic relations law and the executive law, in
  relation to designating lay individuals to solemnize marriages

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

  Section  1.  Section  11  of  the domestic relations law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B. A TEMPORARY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, AS DESIGNATED BY THE  SECRETARY
OF STATE PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINE OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  S 2. Section 13-b of the domestic relations law, as amended by chapter
652 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 13-b. Time within which marriage may be solemnized. A marriage shall
not  be  solemnized  within  twenty-four hours after the issuance of the
marriage license, unless authorized by an order of a court of record  as
hereinafter  provided,  nor shall it be solemnized after sixty days from
the date of the issuance  of  the  marriage  license  unless  authorized
pursuant  to  section  three  hundred fifty-four-d of the executive law.
Every license to marry hereafter issued by a  town  or  city  clerk,  in
addition to other requirements specified by this chapter, must contain a
statement  of  the day and the hour the license is issued and the period
during which the marriage may be solemnized. It shall be the duty of the
clergyman [or], magistrate OR TEMPORARY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, AS  DESIG-
NATED  BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINE OF
THE EXECUTIVE LAW, performing the marriage ceremony, or if the  marriage
is solemnized by written contract, of the judge before whom the contract
is  acknowledged,  to  annex to or endorse upon the marriage license the
date and hour the marriage is solemnized. A  judge  or  justice  of  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01456-06-6