Bill title: An Act to end child marriage in Massachusetts

Filed By: Representative Kay Khan of Newton

Summary: This legislation would strengthen current statute to ban marriage under the age of 18 in Massachusetts. Marriage under the age of 18 is currently allowed with parental and judicial consent.

Heard by: Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Date: May 8, 2017

 

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