2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
January 30, 2018 - Offered by Representatives Kooyenga, Weatherston and
AB602-AA2,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB602-AA2,1,2 21. Page 2, line 1: before that line insert:
AB602-AA2,1,3 3 Section 1m. 765.05 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB602-AA2,2,3 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. The 30-day
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
11marriage license may be obtained from the county clerk of the county where the
12marriage ceremony is to be performed. If one of the persons is a nonresident of the
13county where the marriage license is to issue, the nonresident's part of the

1application may be completed and sworn to or affirmed before the person authorized
2to accept marriage license applications in the county and state in which the
3nonresident resides.”.
AB602-AA2,2,4 42. Page 2, line 3: on lines 3 and 6, delete “24 hours" and substitute “3 days".
AB602-AA2,2,5 53. Page 2, line 8: after that line insert:
AB602-AA2,2,6 6 Section 1r. 765.09 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB602-AA2,2,177 765.09 (3) (a) Each applicant for a marriage license shall present satisfactory,
8documentary proof of identification and residence and shall swear to or affirm the
9application before the clerk who is to issue the marriage license or the person
10authorized to accept marriage license applications in the county and state where the
11party resides. The application shall contain the social security number of each party,
12as well as any other informational items that the department of health services
13directs, 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
15application form that is collected for statistical purposes only shall indicate that the
16address of the marriage license applicant may be provided by a county clerk to a law
17enforcement officer under the conditions specified under s. 765.20 (2).”.
AB602-AA2,2,18 184. Page 2, line 16: delete “valid U.S.".
AB602-AA2,2,20 195. Page 2, line 16: delete “state driver's license" and substitute “ license or
20identification card that meets the requirements of P.L. 109-13
AB602-AA2,2,21 216. Page 3, line 7: after that line insert:
AB602-AA2,2,22 22 Section 3m. 765.16 (1m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB602-AA2,3,623 765.16 (1m) (intro.) Marriage may be validly solemnized and contracted in this
24state only after a marriage license has been issued therefor, and only by the mutual

1declarations of the 2 parties to be joined in marriage that they take each other as
2husband and wife, made before an authorized officiating person and in the presence
3of 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.
6following are authorized to be officiating persons:”.
AB602-AA2,3,8 77. Page 4, line 5: on lines 5 and 12, delete “2 competent adult witnesses" and
8substitute “ 2 competent adult witnesses as required under s. 765.16 (1m)".