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SB 21 - Repeals Marriage Licenses - Alabama Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (53-36) - (Key vote)
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Title: Repeals Marriage Licenses

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals marriage licenses and establishes marriage contracts, effective November 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the requirement that 2 individuals seeking to get married obtain a marriage license (Sec. 1).
  • Requires 2 individuals seeking to get married to file a civil contract of marriage with a probate judge within 1 month of the execution of the contract (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that marriage licenses issued before the effective date of this bill remain valid for 30 days after the license is issued (Sec. 2).

 

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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-2) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals Marriage Licenses

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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

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