Bill Summary for S 35 (2021)

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Jun 22 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
Senate Bill 35 (Public) Filed Monday, February 1, 2021
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).

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