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First Substitute H.B. 301
5 AN ACT RELATING TO HUSBAND AND WIFE; INCREASING THE MINIMUM AGE FOR
6 MARRIAGE TO 16; REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT FOR JUDICIAL CONSENT FOR
7 MINORS TO MARRY; AND MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 30-1-2, as last amended by Chapter 14, Laws of Utah 1993, Second Special Session
11 30-1-8, as last amended by Chapter 212, Laws of Utah 1995
12 30-1-9, as last amended by Chapter 144, Laws of Utah 1992
13 78-3a-104, as last amended by Chapters 329 and 365, Laws of Utah 1997
14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
15 Section 1. Section 30-1-2 is amended to read:
16 30-1-2. Marriages prohibited and void.
17 The following marriages are prohibited and declared void:
18 (1) when there is a husband or wife living, from whom the person marrying has not been
20 (2) when the male or female is under 18 years of age unless consent is obtained as
21 provided in Section 30-1-9;
22 (3) when the male or female is under [
23 (4) between a divorced person and any person other than the one from whom the divorce
24 was secured until the divorce decree becomes absolute, and, if an appeal is taken, until after the
25 affirmance of the decree; and
1 (5) between persons of the same sex.
2 Section 2. Section 30-1-8 is amended to read:
3 30-1-8. Application for license -- Contents.
4 (1) A marriage license may be issued by the county clerk only after an application has
5 been filed in his office, requiring the following information:
6 (a) the full names of the parties, including the maiden name of the female;
7 (b) the Social Security numbers of the parties, unless the party has not been assigned a
9 (c) the current address of each party;
10 (d) the date and place of birth (town or city, county, state or country, if possible);
11 (e) the names of their respective parents, including the maiden name of the mother;
12 (f) the birthplaces of fathers and mothers (town or city, county, state or country, if
13 possible); and
14 (g) the distinctive race or nationality of each of the parents.
15 (2) If the female is a widow, her maiden name shall be shown in brackets.
20 not be recorded on the marriage license, and are not open to inspection as a part of the vital
21 statistics files.
22 (b) The Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics shall, upon
23 request, supply those Social Security numbers to the Office of Recovery Services within the
24 Department of Human Services.
25 (c) The Office of Recovery Services may not use any Social Security numbers obtained
26 under the authority of this section for any reason other than the administration of child support
28 Section 3. Section 30-1-9 is amended to read:
29 30-1-9. Marriage by minors -- Consent of parent or guardian -- Juvenile court
1 and not before married, a license may not be issued without[
2 mother, or guardian personally given or certified in writing to the clerk over his or her signature[
12 Section 4. Section 78-3a-104 is amended to read:
13 78-3a-104. Jurisdiction of juvenile court -- Original -- Exclusive.
14 (1) Except as otherwise provided by law, the juvenile court has exclusive original
15 jurisdiction in proceedings concerning:
16 (a) a minor who has violated any federal, state, or local law or municipal ordinance or a
17 person younger than 21 years of age who has violated any law or ordinance before becoming 18
18 years of age, regardless of where the violation occurred, excluding traffic laws and ordinances;
19 (b) a person 21 years of age or older who has failed or refused to comply with an order of
20 the juvenile court to pay a fine or restitution, if the order was imposed prior to the person's 21st
21 birthday; however, the continuing jurisdiction is limited to causing compliance with existing
23 (c) a minor who is abused, neglected, or dependent, as those terms are defined in Section
25 (d) the determination of the custody of a minor or to appoint a guardian of the person or
26 other guardian of a minor who comes within the court's jurisdiction under other provisions of this
28 (e) the termination of the legal parent-child relationship in accordance with Part 4,
29 Termination of Parental Rights Act, including termination of residual parental rights and duties;
30 (f) the treatment or commitment of a mentally retarded minor;
31 (g) a minor who, in defiance of earnest and persistent efforts on the part of his parents and
1 school authorities as required under Section 53A-11-103, is a habitual truant from school;
2 (h) the judicial consent to the [
4 consent is required by law;
5 (i) any parent or parents of a minor committed to a secure youth corrections facility, to
6 order, at the discretion of the court and on the recommendation of a secure youth corrections
7 facility, the parent or parents of a minor committed to a secure youth corrections facility for a
8 custodial term, to undergo group rehabilitation therapy under the direction of a secure youth
9 corrections facility therapist, who has supervision of that parent's or parents' minor, or any other
10 therapist the court may direct, for a period directed by the court as recommended by a secure youth
11 corrections facility;
12 (j) a minor under Title 55, Chapter 12, Interstate Compact on Juveniles;
13 (k) the treatment or commitment of a mentally ill child. The court may commit a child to
14 the physical custody of a local mental health authority or to the legal custody of the Division of
15 Mental Health in accordance with the procedures and requirements of Title 62A, Chapter 12, Part
16 2A, Commitment of Persons Under Age 18 to Division of Mental Health. The court may not
17 commit a child directly to the Utah State Hospital; and
18 (l) the commitment of a minor in accordance with Section 62A-8-501.
19 (2) In addition to the provisions of Subsection (1)(a) the juvenile court has exclusive
20 jurisdiction over any traffic offense committed by a minor under 16 years of age and concurrent
21 jurisdiction over all other traffic offenses committed by a minor 16 years of age or older, except
22 that the court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the following traffic offenses committed by
23 a minor under 18 years of age:
24 (a) Section 76-5-207, automobile homicide;
25 (b) Section 41-6-44, operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
26 (c) Section 41-6-45, reckless driving;
27 (d) Section 41-1a-1311, unauthorized control over a motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer;
28 (e) Section 41-1a-1314, unauthorized control over a motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer
29 for an extended period of time; and
30 (f) Section 41-6-13.5, fleeing a peace officer.
31 (3) The court also has jurisdiction over traffic offenses that are part of a single criminal
1 episode filed in a petition that contains an offense over which the court has jurisdiction.
2 (4) The juvenile court has jurisdiction over questions of custody, support, and visitation
3 certified to it by the district court pursuant to Section 78-3a-105.
4 (5) The juvenile court has jurisdiction over an ungovernable or runaway minor who is
5 referred to it by the Division of Child and Family Services or by public or private agencies that
6 contract with the division to provide services to that minor where, despite earnest and persistent
7 efforts by the division or agency, the minor has demonstrated that he:
8 (a) is beyond the control of his parent, guardian, lawful custodian, or school authorities
9 to the extent that his behavior or condition endangers his own welfare or the welfare of others; or
10 (b) has run away from home.
11 (6) This section does not restrict the right of access to the juvenile court by private
12 agencies or other persons.
13 (7) The juvenile court has jurisdiction of all magistrate functions relative to cases arising
14 under Section 78-3a-602.
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