Substitute For

SENATE BILL NO. 209

A bill to amend 1921 PA 352, entitled

"An act to prohibit the marriage of a person under 16 years of age and to declare the marriage void,"

by amending the title and section 1 (MCL 551.51), as amended by 1983 PA 198.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

TITLE

An act to prohibit the marriage of a person an individual under 16 18 years of age. and to declare the marriage void.

Sec. 1. (1) A marriage in this state shall not be contracted by a person an individual who is under 16 18 years of age. , and the A marriage, if entered into , shall be by an individual under 18 years of age, is void. This act shall not prohibit probate judges from exercising their powers to perform marriages as provided by Act No. 180 of the Public Acts of 1897, being sections 551.201 to 551.204 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

(2) This section applies to a marriage entered into on or after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this subsection.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless all of the following bills of the 102nd Legislature are enacted into law:

(a) House Bill No. 4294.

(b) House Bill No. 4295.

(c) House Bill No. 4296.

(d) House Bill No. 4297.