|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2019||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1430
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1430 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1430 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1430 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the domestic relations law and the executive law, in relation to designating lay individuals to solemnize marriages PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to designate lay individuals as one- day marriage officiants in order to solemnize marriages. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. A new subdivision 3-b is added to Section 11 of the Domestic Relations Law, and will read as follows: A one-day marriage officiant, as designated by the secretary of state pursuant to section one hundred ten of the Executive Law. Section 2. Section 12 of the Domestic Relations Law is amended as
S1430 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1430 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary 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. Subdivisions 1, 1-a, 2 and 3-a of section 11 of the domes- tic relations law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 95 of the laws of 2011, subdivision 1-a as amended by chapter 96 of the laws of 2011, subdivision 2 as amended by section 1 of subpart E of part B of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, and subdivision 3-a as added by chapter 450 of the laws of 2014, are amended and a new subdivision 3-b is added to read as follows: 1. A clergyman or minister of any religion, or by the senior leader, or any of the other leaders, of The Society for Ethical Culture in the city of New York, having its principal office in the borough of Manhat- tan, or by the leader of The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, having its principal office in the borough of Brooklyn of the city of New York, or of the Westchester Ethical Society, having its principal office in Westchester county, or of the Ethical Culture Society of Long Island, having its principal office in Nassau county, or of the River- dale-Yonkers Ethical Society having its principal office in Bronx coun- ty, or by the leader of any other Ethical Culture Society affiliated with the American Ethical Union; provided that no clergyman or minister as defined in section two of the religious corporations law, or Society for Ethical Culture leader shall be required to solemnize any marriage when acting in his or her capacity under this subdivision. [1-a.] A refusal by a clergyman or minister as defined in section two of the religious corporations law, or Society for Ethical Culture leader to solemnize any marriage under this subdivision shall not create a civil claim or cause of action or result in any state or local government EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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