Bill S5416-2011

Declares same sex marriage entered into outside of NY void under NY law

Amends the domestic relations law, in relation to rendering the status of same sex marriages entered into outside of New York void under New York law.

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  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
  • May 19, 2011: REFERRED TO JUDICIARY

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BILL NUMBER:S5416

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to rendering the status of same sex marriage entered into outside of New York void under New York law

PURPOSE: To affirm that the status of same sex man1age that is recognized, solemnized or legal in another jurisdiction is considered void in New York.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5416 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 19, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sens. GOLDEN, LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to rendering the status of same sex marriage entered into outside of New York void under New York law THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6 of the domestic relations law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. MARRIAGES CONTRACTED BETWEEN TWO PERSONS OF THE SAME SEX, REGARD- LESS OF WHETHER SUCH MARRIAGE IS RECOGNIZED, SOLEMNIZED OR LEGAL IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION, SHALL BE CONSIDERED VOID IN NEW YORK. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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