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House Bill 1358

House Bill 1358

ARCHIVE (2000)

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Covenant marriage. Defines "covenant marriage". Provides that a couple may designate a covenant marriage when applying for a marriage license or after marriage. Requires a marriage license to indicate if the marriage is a covenant marriage. Establishes the procedure for declaring a covenant marriage. Requires the state department of health to maintain records of covenant marriage declarations. Provides limited grounds for legal separation or dissolution of a covenant marriage, including a requirement of marital counseling. Requires the state department of health to develop an informational pamphlet regarding covenant marriage.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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