2008 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1076/99 - HRU
Sponsored By:
Senators Greenip, Colburn, Haines, Mooney, Muse, and Stoltzfus
Family Law - Covenant Marriage


Authorizing a man and a woman to enter into a covenant marriage; requiring the parties to a covenant marriage to indicate their intent to enter into a covenant marriage on the marriage license application and execute a declaration of intent; establishing that a court may decree an absolute divorce in the case of a covenant marriage only on specified grounds and under specified circumstances; defining "covenant marriage"; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Divorce -see also- Annulment
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 2-203 , 2-402 , 2-403 , 7-103 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered