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HB 228

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 26, 2019
  • Passed Senate Mar 28, 2019
  • Governor

Marriage; change minimum age from 16 to 17 and require any person who is 17 to have been emancipated

Abstract

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 19 of the O.C.G.A., relating to marriage generally, so as to change the minimum age of marriage of a child from 16 to 17 years of age and to require any person who is 17 years of age to have been emancipated; to amend Chapter 9 of Title 19 of the O.C.G.A., relating to child custody proceedings, so as to correct a cross-reference; to amend Article 10 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emancipation, so as to provide for requirements for filing a petition for emancipation for petitioners who desire to enter into a marriage; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (6)

Andrew Welch

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 110
Primary

Mandi Ballinger

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 23
Primary

Jan Jones

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 47
Primary

Mary Oliver

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 82
Primary

Scott Holcomb

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 81
Primary

Debbie Buckner

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 137
Primary

Votes


Feb 26, 2019

House

Actions


Jul 01, 2019

Georgia General Assembly

Effective Date

May 06, 2019

Senate

Act 187

House

House Date Signed by Governor

Apr 12, 2019

House

House Sent to Governor

Apr 02, 2019

House

House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub

Mar 28, 2019

Senate

Senate Third Read

Senate

Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute

Mar 22, 2019

Senate

Senate Read Second Time

Mar 21, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Judiciary

Feb 27, 2019

Senate

Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary

Feb 26, 2019

House

House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

House

House Third Readers

Feb 20, 2019

House

House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Juvenile Justice

Feb 12, 2019

House

House Second Readers

Feb 11, 2019

House

House First Readers

Feb 08, 2019

House

House Hopper

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
LC 41 1741ER/a PDF
LC 41 1848S/hs PDF
LC 41 1848S/hcs PDF
Sen ctee sub LC 41 1970S PDF
HB 228/AP* PDF

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