2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 2,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 602
January 30, 2018 - Offered by Representatives Kooyenga, Weatherston and
765.05 of the statutes is amended to read:
4765.05 Marriage license; by whom issued.
No person may be joined in 5
marriage within this state until a marriage license has been obtained for that 6
purpose from the county clerk of the county in which one of the parties has resided 7
for at least 30 days immediately prior to making application therefor.
8residency requirement does not apply if one of the parties is in the active military
9service of the United States. The county clerk may, at his or her discretion, waive
10the 30-day residency requirement.
If both parties are nonresidents of the state, the 11
marriage license may be obtained from the county clerk of the county where the 12
marriage ceremony is to be performed. If one of the persons is a nonresident of the 13
county where the marriage license is to issue, the nonresident's part of the
application may be completed and sworn to or affirmed before the person authorized 2
to accept marriage license applications in the county and state in which the 3
765.09 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) Each applicant for a marriage license shall present satisfactory, 8
documentary proof of identification and residence and shall swear to or affirm the 9
application before the clerk who is to issue the marriage license or the person 10
authorized to accept marriage license applications in the county and state where the 11
party resides. The application shall contain the social security number of each party, 12
as well as any other informational items that the department of health services 13
directs, but the clerk may not require an applicant to present his or her social security
14card issued by the federal social security administration
. The portion of the marriage 15
application form that is collected for statistical purposes only shall indicate that the 16
address of the marriage license applicant may be provided by a county clerk to a law 17
enforcement officer under the conditions specified under s. 765.20 (2).”.
765.16 (1m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) Marriage may be validly solemnized and contracted in this 24
state only after a marriage license has been issued therefor, and only by the mutual
declarations of the 2 parties to be joined in marriage that they take each other as 2
husband and wife, made before an authorized officiating person and in the presence 3
of at least 2 competent adult witnesses other than the officiating person. If one of
4the parties is in the active military service of the United States, the presence of only
5one competent adult witness other than the officiating person is required.
following are authorized to be officiating persons:”.
77. Page 4, line 5
: on lines 5 and 12, delete “2 competent adult witnesses" and 8
substitute “ 2
competent adult witnesses
as required under s. 765.16 (1m)