Vote to pass a bill that expands the educational program covering the impacts of divorce and authorizes extension of the waiting period up to 120 days.
-Expands the educational program on the impacts of divorce to include the following, beginning January 1, 2013 (Sec. 1):
-The emotional, psychological, financial, physical and other short-term and long-term effects of divorce on adults and children;
-Options available as alternatives to divorce;
-Resources available to improve or strengthen marriage;
-The legal process of divorce and options available for mediation; and
-Resources available after divorce.
-Authorizes a party in a divorce to petition to extend the waiting period to file for annulment up to 120 days, provided that he or she can present a plan for reconciliation or a counseling schedule (Sec. 2).