assembly Bill A1268B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Waives the state fee for marriage licenses for active duty members of the armed forces and authorizes towns and cities to elect to waive their fees for marriage licenses and certificates

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2018 print number 1268b
Jan 31, 2018 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Mar 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 27, 2017 print number 1268a
Feb 27, 2017 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 11, 2017 referred to judiciary

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A1268 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7424
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-a & 15, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9645, S6808
2019-2020: A55

A1268 - Summary

Waives the state fee for marriage licenses when either party making application for such marriage license is a member of the United States armed forces on active duty and authorizes towns and cities to elect to waive their fees for marriage licenses and certificates when either applicant is a member of the United States armed forces on active duty.

A1268 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1268

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. BUCHWALD, MAYER, SANTABARBARA, MOSLEY, ORTIZ,
  SKOUFIS,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  HOOPER,   CRESPO,   STEC,   HAWLEY,   RAIA,
  JEAN-PIERRE,  BLAKE,  BRINDISI,  ABBATE, WEPRIN, PALMESANO, PALUMBO --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BARCLAY, CURRAN, ENGLEBRIGHT,  GIGLIO,
  OAKS, RAMOS, RICHARDSON, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to waiving the
  fee for marriage licenses for active duty members of the armed forces

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 14-a of the domestic relations
law, as amended by chapter 297 of the laws of 1963, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  3. A. No fee shall be charged for any certificate when required by the
veterans  administration  or by the division of veterans' affairs of the
state of New York to be used  in  determining  the  eligibility  of  any
person  to  participate  in  the benefits made available by the veterans
administration or by the state of New York.
  B. A TOWN OR CITY MAY ELECT TO WAIVE THE FEE FOR  A  CERTIFICATE  WHEN
EITHER  OF  THE  PARTIES  MAKING  APPLICATION  FOR SUCH CERTIFICATE IS A
MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES ON ACTIVE DUTY.
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 15 of the  domestic  relations  law,  as
amended  by  section 5 of part W-2 of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is
amended to read as follows:
  3. If it shall appear upon an application for a marriage license  that
either  party  is under the age of sixteen years, the town or city clerk
shall require, in addition to any consents provided for in this section,
the written approval and consent of a justice of the supreme court or of
a judge of the family court, having jurisdiction over the town  or  city
in which the application is made, to be attached to or endorsed upon the
application,  before  the  license  is  issued. The application for such

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

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Multi-Sponsors

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A1268A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7424
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-a & 15, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9645, S6808
2019-2020: A55

A1268A - Summary

Waives the state fee for marriage licenses when either party making application for such marriage license is a member of the United States armed forces on active duty and authorizes towns and cities to elect to waive their fees for marriage licenses and certificates when either applicant is a member of the United States armed forces on active duty.

A1268A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1268--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. BUCHWALD, MAYER, SANTABARBARA, MOSLEY, ORTIZ,
  SKOUFIS,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  HOOPER,   CRESPO,   STEC,   HAWLEY,   RAIA,
  JEAN-PIERRE,  BLAKE,  BRINDISI,  ABBATE, WEPRIN, PALMESANO, PALUMBO --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BARCLAY, CURRAN, ENGLEBRIGHT,  GIGLIO,
  OAKS, RAMOS, RICHARDSON, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee on Judiciary -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to  waiving  the
  fee for marriage licenses for active duty members of the armed forces

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 14-a  of  the  domestic  relations
law,  as  amended by chapter 297 of the laws of 1963, is amended to read
as follows:
  3. A. No fee shall be charged for any certificate when required by the
veterans administration or by the division of veterans' affairs  of  the
state  of  New  York  to  be  used in determining the eligibility of any
person to participate in the benefits made  available  by  the  veterans
administration or by the state of New York.
  B.  A  TOWN  OR CITY MAY ELECT TO WAIVE THE FEE FOR A CERTIFICATE WHEN
EITHER OF THE PARTIES MAKING  APPLICATION  FOR  SUCH  CERTIFICATE  IS  A
MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES ON ACTIVE DUTY.
  §  2.  Subdivision  3  of section 15 of the domestic relations law, as
amended by section 5 of part W-2 of chapter 62 of the laws of  2003,  is
amended to read as follows:
  3.  If it shall appear upon an application for a marriage license that
either party is under the age of sixteen years, the town or  city  clerk
shall require, in addition to any consents provided for in this section,
the written approval and consent of a justice of the supreme court or of
a  judge  of the family court, having jurisdiction over the town or city
in which the application is made, to be attached to or endorsed upon the

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A1268B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7424
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-a & 15, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9645, S6808
2019-2020: A55

A1268B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives the state fee for marriage licenses when either party making application for such marriage license is a member of the United States armed forces on active duty and authorizes towns and cities to elect to waive their fees for marriage licenses and certificates when either applicant is a member of the United States armed forces on active duty.

A1268B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1268--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. BUCHWALD, MAYER, SANTABARBARA, MOSLEY, ORTIZ,
  SKOUFIS,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  HOOPER,   CRESPO,   STEC,   HAWLEY,   RAIA,
  JEAN-PIERRE,  BLAKE,  BRINDISI,  ABBATE, WEPRIN, PALMESANO, PALUMBO --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BARCLAY, CURRAN, ENGLEBRIGHT,  GIGLIO,
  OAKS, RAMOS, RICHARDSON, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee on Judiciary -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  reported  and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- recommit-
  ted to the Committee on Ways and Means  in  accordance  with  Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to  waiving  the
  fee for marriage licenses for active duty members of the armed forces

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 14-a  of  the  domestic  relations
law,  as  amended by chapter 297 of the laws of 1963, is amended to read
as follows:
  3. A. No fee shall be charged for any certificate when required by the
veterans administration or by the division of veterans' affairs  of  the
state  of  New  York  to  be  used in determining the eligibility of any
person to participate in the benefits made  available  by  the  veterans
administration or by the state of New York.
  B.  A  TOWN  OR CITY MAY ELECT TO WAIVE THE FEE FOR A CERTIFICATE WHEN
EITHER OF THE PARTIES MAKING  APPLICATION  FOR  SUCH  CERTIFICATE  IS  A
MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES ON ACTIVE DUTY.
  §  2.  Subdivision  4  of section 15 of the domestic relations law, as
amended by chapter 35 of the  laws  of  2017,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  Before  issuing any licenses herein provided for, the town or city
clerk shall be entitled to a fee of thirty dollars, which sum  shall  be

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