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HB 511 - Increases Minimum Age for Marriage - Ohio Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (90-2) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases Minimum Age for Marriage

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum age for marriage.

Highlights:

 

  • Increases the minimum age for marriage to 18 with a few exceptions (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a 17-year-old to get married only if a juvenile court files a consent to the marriage (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a juvenile court to obtain authorization from a 17-year-old’s parent or guardian prior to filing consent to their marriage (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits a 17-year-old from marrying an individual who is more than 4 years older (Sec. 1).

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Title: Increases Minimum Age for Marriage

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