Report Title:

Divorces; Annulments

Description:

Repeals section 338-29, Hawaii Revised Statutes, which requires registration of divorces and annulments with the Department of Health. (HB2507 HD2)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2507

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF DIVORCES AND ANNULMENTS.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 338-29, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is repealed.

["338-29 Registration of divorces and annulments. Before any decree of divorce or annulment of marriage is signed, the person applying therefor shall prepare a certificate, on a form to be approved by the department of health, and file it with the clerk of the court. The certificate shall contain such items of information as are recommended by the National Center of Health Statistics and approved by the department. Within ten days after the final decree of divorce or annulment of marriage is granted, the clerk of the court shall endorse upon the certificate the date of the decree and shall forward the certificate to the department."]

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.