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 Bill Status of HB5644  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  IMDMA-NO MARRIAGE UNDER AGE 18

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseReferred 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
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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