Bill Status of HB4704  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  IMDMA-NO MARRIAGE UNDER AGE 18

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - Jonathan Carroll, Chris Bos, Tony McCombie, Barbara Hernandez and Andrew S. Chesney

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/203from Ch. 40, par. 203
750 ILCS 5/301from Ch. 40, par. 301
750 ILCS 5/302from Ch. 40, par. 302
750 ILCS 5/208 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Requires proof that each party to the marriage has attained the age of 18 years in order to obtain a license to marry and a marriage certificate from the county clerk. Deletes language allowing proof that each party to the marriage will have attained the age of 18 years at the time the marriage license is effective or will have attained the age of 16 years and has either the consent to the marriage of both parents or his guardian or judicial approval. Makes corresponding changes. Repeals a provision regarding judicial approval of underage marriages. Effective immediately, except that specified provisions take effect 2 years after the Act becomes law.

DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  1/21/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  1/21/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/25/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  1/26/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  2/1/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/7/2022HouseTo Family Law & Probate Subcommittee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die