Marriage license; proof of citizenship. (SB444)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Marriage license; proof of citizenship. Requires the circuit court clerk issuing any marriage license to ensure that each of the parties contemplating marriage provide, under oath, valid documentary evidence that each of the applicants is either (i) a citizen of the United States, (ii) a legal permanent resident of the United States, or (iii) a conditional resident alien of the United States. An original license, permit, or special identification card issued by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles shall satisfy these requirements. Any person who makes false statements or presents false documentation shall be guilty of perjury. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 066511726
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2006Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice