South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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S. 332

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Gambrell
Document Path: LC-0130VR23.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Marriage Certificates

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

Date Body Action Description with journal page number
1/10/2023 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 196)
1/10/2023 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 196)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/10/2023



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TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 20-1-330, RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF MARRIAGE LICENSE CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE BRIDE AND GROOM ON THE CERTIFICATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION 1.   Section 20-1-330 of the S.C. Code is amended to read:

   Section 20-1-330.   The officer issuing marriage license certificates shall issue them in triplicate, all of which shall be delivered to either of the contracting parties and the parties to whom they are delivered shall in turn deliver them to the minister or officer who performs the wedding ceremony. The minister or officer who performs the wedding ceremony shall fill them out as required by law and deliver one to the contracting parties, without additional charge, and the other two within fifteen days to the officer who issued the license certificates. The marriage license certificate must include on it the following line for the signature of the contracting parties:

Bride (full name):_________________________   Groom (full name):_______________________.

SECTION 2.   This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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