assembly Bill A3891

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the age of consent for purposes of marriage to the age of eighteen; and repeals certain provisions of law relating thereto

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Current Bill Status Via S3086 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.305
substituted for a3891
Jun 02, 2021 substituted by s3086
rules report cal.305
reported
May 26, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jan 28, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A3891 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3086
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-a, 13-b, 25 & 7, rpld §15 sub 3, §11-a sub 1 ¶c, §84, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8447, S7931

A3891 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the age of consent for purposes of marriage to the age of eighteen; and repeals certain provisions of law relating thereto.

A3891 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3891
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by  M.  of  A.  RAMOS,  SIMON,  PAULIN,  REYES,  SEAWRIGHT,
   JEAN-PIERRE, FAHY,  COOK,  AUBRY,  DE LA ROSA,  L. ROSENTHAL,  HUNTER,
   FRONTUS,  EPSTEIN,  HEVESI,  BICHOTTE HERMELYN, COLTON, DICKENS, McDO-
   NOUGH, GALEF, NOLAN, FERNANDEZ, PERRY, TAYLOR -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. ASHBY, LUPARDO, MIKULIN, MONTESANO, RA, WOERNER -- read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the domestic relations law, in relation to increasing
   the age of consent for purposes of marriage to the  age  of  eighteen;
   and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 15-a of the domestic relations law, as  amended  by
 chapter 35 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   §  15-a.  Marriages of minors under [seventeen] EIGHTEEN years of age.
 Any marriage in which either party is under the age of [seventeen] EIGH-
 TEEN years is hereby prohibited. Any town or city clerk who shall  know-
 ingly issue a marriage license to any persons, one or both of whom shall
 be  at the time of their contemplated marriage actually under the age of
 [seventeen] EIGHTEEN years, shall be guilty  of  a  misdemeanor  and  on
 conviction thereof shall be fined in the sum of one hundred dollars.
   § 2. 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 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.