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A 4366 - Amending Annulment Requirements and Eliminating Marriage Wait Period - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Pocket Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Amending Annulment Requirements and Eliminating Marriage Wait Period

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Amending Annulment Requirements and Eliminating Marriage Wait Period

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the waiting period for marriage and civil union licenses and authorizes an annulment within 30 days of the ceremony.

Highlights:

-Requires a marriage or civil union license to be issued at the time the application is made, whereas existing law prohibits a license from being granted prior to the completion of a 72-hour waiting period (Sec. 2).

-Authorizes the annulment of a marriage or civil union within 30 days of the ceremony, upon the request of either party (Sec. 5).

-Requires a marriage or civil union licensing official to collect fees totaling $60 from license applicants, which is to be divided as follows, whereas under existing law the fees total $28 (Secs. 3-4):
    -$8 to the licensing official, whereas under existing law the official receives $3;
    -$22 to the state general fund, whereas under existing law it receives no funds; and
    -$30 to the Department of Human Services, whereas under existing law it receives $25.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Amending Annulment Requirements and Eliminating Marriage Waiting Period

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the waiting period for marriage and civil union licenses and authorizes an annulment within 30 days of the ceremony.

Highlights:

-Requires a marriage or civil union license to be issued at the time the application is made, whereas existing law prohibits a license from being granted prior to the completion of a 72-hour waiting period (Sec. 2).

-Authorizes the annulment of a marriage or civil union within 30 days of the ceremony, upon the request of either party (Sec. 5).

-Requires a marriage or civil union licensing official to collect fees totaling $60 from license applicants, which is to be divided as follows, whereas under existing law the fees total $28 (Secs. 3-4):
    -$8 to the licensing official, whereas under existing law the official receives $3;
    -$22 to the state general fund, whereas under existing law it receives no funds; and
    -$30 to the Department of Human Services, whereas under existing law it receives $25.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amending Annulment Requirements and Eliminating Marriage Wait Period

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