6239-S.E AMH SHEA TANG 194
ESSB 6239 - H AMD 908
By Representative Shea
"Sec. 8. RCW 26.04.140 and 1985 c 82 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
Before any persons can be joined in marriage, they shall be residents of the state for at least one month prior to their marriage and shall procure a license from a county auditor, as provided in RCW 26.04.150 through 26.04.190.
(1) Application for a marriage license must be made and
filed with the appropriate county auditor upon blanks to be provided by the
county auditor for that purpose, which application shall be under the oath of
each of the applicants, and each application shall state the name, address at
the time of execution of application, age, social security number, birthplace,
whether single, widowed or divorced, ((
and)) whether under control of a
guardian, and whether Washington has been their place of residence
during the past (( six)) one month(( s)): PROVIDED, That
each county may require such other and further information on said application
as it shall deem necessary.
(2) The county legislative authority may impose an additional fee up to fifteen dollars on a marriage license for the purpose of funding family services such as family support centers."
Renumber the remaining sections, correct internal references accordingly, and correct the title.
EFFECT: Adds a one month residency requirement before persons can get married in Washington.
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