2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
January 10, 2018 - Offered by Representatives Kooyenga, Weatherston and
AB602-AA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB602-AA1,1,2 21. Page 2, line 1: before that line insert:
AB602-AA1,1,3 3 Section 1m. 765.05 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB602-AA1,1,13 4765.05 Marriage license; by whom issued. No person may be joined in
5marriage within this state until a marriage license has been obtained for that
6purpose from the county clerk of the county in which one of the parties has resided
7for at least 30 days immediately prior to making application therefor
resides. If both
8parties are nonresidents of the state, the marriage license may be obtained from the
9county clerk of the county where the marriage ceremony is to be performed. If one
10of the persons is a nonresident of the county where the marriage license is to issue,
11the nonresident's part of the application may be completed and sworn to or affirmed
12before the person authorized to accept marriage license applications in the county
13and state in which the nonresident resides.”.
12. Page 2, line 8: after that line insert:
AB602-AA1,2,2 2 Section 1r. 765.09 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB602-AA1,2,133 765.09 (3) (a) Each applicant for a marriage license shall present satisfactory,
4documentary proof of identification and residence and shall swear to or affirm the
5application before the clerk who is to issue the marriage license or the person
6authorized to accept marriage license applications in the county and state where the
7party resides. The application shall contain the social security number of each party,
8as well as any other informational items that the department of health services
9directs, but the clerk may not require an applicant to present his or her social security
10card issued by the federal social security administration
. The portion of the marriage
11application form that is collected for statistical purposes only shall indicate that the
12address of the marriage license applicant may be provided by a county clerk to a law
13enforcement officer under the conditions specified under s. 765.20 (2).”.
AB602-AA1,2,14 143. Page 3, line 7: after that line insert:
AB602-AA1,2,15 15 Section 3m. 765.16 (1m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB602-AA1,2,2116 765.16 (1m) (intro.) Marriage may be validly solemnized and contracted in this
17state only after a marriage license has been issued therefor, and only by the mutual
18declarations of the 2 parties to be joined in marriage that they take each other as
19husband and wife, made before an authorized officiating person and in the presence
20of at least 2 one competent adult witnesses witness other than the officiating person.
21The following are authorized to be officiating persons:”.
AB602-AA1,2,23 224. Page 4, line 5: delete “2 competent adult witnesses" and substitute “ 2 one
23competent adult witnesses witness".
15. Page 4, line 12: delete “2 competent adult witnesses" and substitute “ 2 one
2competent adult witnesses witness".