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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5442

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 844

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. COOK, 65th Dist.

 

AN ACT RAISING THE LEGAL AGE TO MARRY TO EIGHTEEN.

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

That section 46b-30 of the general statutes be amended to raise the legal age to marry to eighteen years of age.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent forced marriages.