Divorce; separation agreement may be either written or oral. (SB41)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Divorce; separation agreements. Specifies that where there are no minor children and the parties have been separated for six months an agreement evidencing an intention to separate permanently may be either written or oral. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/27/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061198796
12/27/2005Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (8-Y 7-N)
02/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Read second time
02/06/2006Reading of amendments waived
02/06/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB41E
02/06/2006Printed as engrossed 061198796-E
02/07/2006Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)
02/07/2006VOTE: (23-Y 17-N)
02/07/2006Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
02/07/2006VOTE: (21-Y 19-N)
02/07/2006Communicated to House
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
03/06/2006Left in Courts of Justice