MA H1709 | 2021-2022 | 192nd General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by H5173


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 90-19-1)
Status: Introduced on March 29 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2022-10-27 - Accompanied a study order, see H5173
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.

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To end child marriage in Massachusetts


Rep. Kay Khan [D]Rep. Paul Donato [D]Rep. Bradley Jones [R]Rep. Patricia Haddad [D]
Rep. Patricia Duffy [D]Rep. Patrick Kearney [D]Rep. Jack Lewis [D]Rep. Brian Ashe [D]
Rep. Alan Silvia [D]Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa [D]Rep. Steven Ultrino [D]Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier [D]
Rep. Ruth Balser [D]Rep. Angelo Puppolo [D]Rep. Kelly Pease [R]Rep. Tommy Vitolo [D]
Rep. Carmine Gentile [D]Rep. Hannah Kane [R]Rep. Maria Robinson [D]Rep. Adrian Madaro [D]
Rep. Bud Williams [D]Rep. Steven Owens [D]Rep. Carolyn Dykema [D]Rep. David Linsky [D]
Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee [I]Rep. Angelo D'Emilia [R]Rep. Michael Kushmerek [D]Rep. Marc Lombardo [R]
Rep. Linda Campbell [D]Rep. Mike Connolly [D]Rep. James Arciero [D]Rep. Andres Vargas [D]
Rep. Michelle Ciccolo [D]Rep. Steven Xiarhos [R]Rep. Jay Livingstone [D]Rep. Thomas Stanley [D]
Rep. Steven Howitt [R]Rep. Tram Nguyen [D]Rep. David Vieira [R]Rep. Peter Capano [D]
Rep. Mathew Muratore [R]Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante [D]Rep. Kimberly Ferguson [R]Rep. Timothy Whelan [R]
Rep. David DeCoste [R]Rep. Tami Gouveia [D]Rep. Joseph McGonagle [D]Sen. Jason Lewis [D]
Rep. Josh Cutler [D]Rep. Danillo Sena [D]Rep. Jon Santiago [D]Rep. James O'Day [D]
Rep. David Robertson [D]Rep. Elizabeth Malia [D]Rep. William Galvin [D]Rep. John Rogers [D]
Rep. James Hawkins [D]Rep. Kate Lipper-Garabedian [D]Rep. Natalie Higgins [D]Sen. Patrick O'Connor [R]
Sen. Harriette Chandler [D]Rep. Tackey Chan [D]Rep. Carol Doherty [D]Rep. Alice Peisch [D]
Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz [D]Rep. Carole Fiola [D]Sen. Bruce Tarr [R]Rep. Meghan Kilcoyne [D]
Rep. Michelle DuBois [D]Sen. Julian Cyr [D]Rep. Sean Garballey [D]Rep. Paul Tucker [D]
Rep. Kenneth Gordon [D]Rep. Brandy Fluker Oakley [D]Sen. Patricia Jehlen [D]Rep. Jonathan Zlotnik [D]
Rep. Natalie Blais [D]Rep. Susan Gifford [R]Rep. Christine Barber [D]Rep. Christina Minicucci [D]
Rep. David LeBoeuf [D]Rep. Daniel Donahue [D]Rep. Brian Murray [D]Sen. Jacob Oliveira [D]
Rep. Mary Keefe [D]Rep. Chynah Tyler [D]Rep. Christopher Hendricks [D]Rep. Edward Coppinger [D]
Rep. William Pignatelli [D]Rep. Norman Orrall [R]Rep. David Rogers [D]Rep. Sally Kerans [D]
Rep. Erika Uyterhoeven [D]Rep. Marcos Devers [D]Rep. Marjorie Decker [D]Rep. Shawn Dooley [R]
Rep. Lori Ehrlich [D]Rep. Michael Soter [R]Rep. Alyson Sullivan-Almeida [R]Sen. Michael Brady [D]
Rep. David Biele [D]Rep. Richard Haggerty [D]Rep. Kathleen LaNatra [D]Sen. Rebecca Rausch [D]
Sen. Susan Moran [D]Rep. Mindy Domb [D]Rep. Adam Scanlon [D]Rep. Vanna Howard [D]
Rep. Daniel Carey [D]Rep. John Barrett [D]


2022-10-27HouseAccompanied a study order, see H5173
2022-06-09SenateSenate concurred
2022-04-19HouseReporting date extended to Thursday June 30, 2022, pending concurrence
2022-03-24SenateSenate concurred
2022-02-03HouseReporting date extended to Friday April 15, 2022, pending concurrence
2021-11-09JointHearing scheduled for 11/16/2021 from 10:00 AM-03:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
2021-03-29SenateSenate concurred
2021-03-29HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on The Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

S937 (Similar To) 2022-07-05 - Accompanied a study order, see S2976
H5173 (Replaced by) 2023-01-03 - No further action taken

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