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House Bill No. 7003

Public Act No. 15-214

AN ACT CONCERNING THE VALIDITY OF MARRIAGES.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) No marriage shall be presumed to be invalid or bigamous because a prior divorce of one of the parties that was entered legally in another state or country does not meet the jurisdictional requirements of the law of this state.

Approved July 2, 2015