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Child marriage bill unanimously passes Senate judiciary committee

03/06/2018 12:06 PM

FRANKFORT – A bill which would prohibit individuals under the age of 18 from marrying was unanimously passed by the Senate Standing committee on Judiciary on Tuesday. Senate Bill 48, sponsored by Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, would establish the legal age of 18 for marriage in Kentucky. A committee substitute of the bill establishes that individuals who are 17 years of age could get married, but only with their parents permission and judicial approval, provided the person the child is going... Read more 

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