Bill Summary for S 35 (2021-2022)
Jun 22 2021
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AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWFUL AGE OF MARRIAGE TO SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, AND TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM FOUR-YEAR AGE DIFFERENCE FOR A SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN YEAR-OLD TO MARRY.Intro. by Sawyer, Britt, Foushee.
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House committee substitute amends the 3rd edition as follows.
Revises part of the proposed changes to GS 51-3 regarding capacity to marry and void marriages, to maintain current law providing that marriages between a male person under 16 years of age and any female, or between a female person under 16 years of age and any male, are void (previously deleted).