Connecticut Marriage Counseling Bill


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CONNECTICUT 1997 REGULAR SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE BILL 5404

STATE OF CONNECTICUT PROPOSED BILL NO. 5404 PAGE 1
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
LCO NO. 1833
INTRODUCED BY REP. MAZZOCCOLI, 27TH DIST. January 14, 1997

AN ACT CONCERNING MARRIAGE.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: To give newlyweds better tools and information to make their marriage successful.

TEXT: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
That section 46b25 of the general statutes be amended to provide that no marriage license may be issued by any registrar if the applicants are under thirty years of age or have never been married before, unless there is filed with him an affidavit signed by the applicants, stating that the applicants have participated in at least ten hours of premarital counseling.

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