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 Bill Status of HB1252  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  IMDMA-NO MARRIAGE UNDER AGE 18

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe C. Sosnowski, Adam M. Niemerg, Jed Davis, Norine K. Hammond, Amy Elik, Jackie Haas, Kevin John Olickal and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/203from Ch. 40, par. 203
750 ILCS 5/301from Ch. 40, par. 301
750 ILCS 5/302from Ch. 40, par. 302
750 ILCS 5/208 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Requires proof that each party to the marriage has attained the age of 18 years in order to obtain a license to marry and a marriage certificate from the county clerk. Deletes language allowing proof that each party to the marriage will have attained the age of 18 years at the time the marriage license is effective or will have attained the age of 16 years and has either the consent to the marriage of both parents or his guardian or judicial approval. Makes corresponding changes. Repeals a provision regarding judicial approval of underage marriages. Effective immediately, except that specified provisions take effect 2 years after the amendatory Act becomes law.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe C. Sosnowski
  1/31/2023HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2023HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/1/2023HouseTo Family Law & Probate Subcommittee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/14/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam M. Niemerg
  3/14/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jed Davis
  3/15/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  3/29/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jackie Haas
  4/11/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  9/13/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

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