Persons other than ministers who may perform rites of marriage; current VA members of Congress. (HB1126)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Persons other than ministers who may perform rites of marriage; current Virginia members of Congress. Adds current Virginia members of the United States Senate or United States House of Representatives to the list of persons who may celebrate the rites of marriage anywhere in the Commonwealth without the necessity of bond or order of authorization. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2024Committee
01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102279D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Read third time
02/20/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Read third time
02/21/2024Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Enrolled
02/27/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1126ER)
02/27/2024Signed by Speaker
03/01/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 412 (effective 7/1/24)
04/04/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)

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