Amends GS 51-2 to eliminate the existing exceptions for persons to marry under the age of 18, thereby making the legal age to marry (18) absolute. Makes conforming changes to GS 51-3, GS 51-16 and GS 51-17, relating to unlawful marriages and marriage licenses. Makes conforming repeals of GS 51-2.1 (concerning marriage of certain underage parties) and GS 51-2.2 (defining parent as the term relates to annulment of unlawful underage marriages).
Status: Ref to the Com on Families, Children, and Aging Policy, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Feb 3 2021)
Bill H 41 (2021-2022)Summary date: Feb 1 2021 - More information