Substitute House Bill No. 6539

Public Act No. 01-4

AN ACT CONCERNING VALIDATION OF CERTAIN MARRIAGES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 46b-22a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

All marriages, celebrated before [May 12, 1999] the effective date of this act, otherwise valid except that the justice of the peace joining such persons in marriage did not have a valid certificate of qualification, are validated.

Sec. 2. Section 46b-24a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

All marriages celebrated before [May 12, 1999] the effective date of this act, otherwise valid except that the license for any such marriage was issued in a town other than the town in which such marriage was celebrated, are validated.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved April 27, 2001