senate Bill S64

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain military personnel to get married within twenty-four hours of receiving a marriage license

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2019 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1415
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S64 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-b, Dom Rel L; amd §354-d, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S427
2011-2012: S490
2013-2014: S1174
2015-2016: S862
2017-2018: S1013

S64 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain military personnel who are scheduled to be deployed within thirty days to get married within twenty-four hours of receiving a marriage license.

S64 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S64 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation to allowing marriages within twenty-four hours of receiving a
  marriage license


  Section 1. Section 13-b of the domestic relations law, as  amended  by
chapter 35 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  §  13-b.  Time within which marriage may be solemnized.  [A] 1. EXCEPT
solemnized  within  twenty-four hours after the issuance of the marriage
license, unless authorized by an order of a court of record  as  herein-
after  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 state-
ment 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  cler-
gyman or magistrate 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, or if such party is at least  seven-
teen  years  of age, the judge of the family court of such county, if it
shall appear from an examination of the license  and  any  other  proofs
submitted  by  the parties that one of the parties is in danger of immi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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