HOUSE BILL NO. 122
AN ACT WAIVING THE STATUTORY PROVISIONS OF § 107(A), TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, AS IT RELATES TO THE MARRIAGE OF DAVID C. SULLIVAN AND PATRICIA M. LACOMBE, NONRESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :
WHEREAS, Ltjg. Patricia M. Lacombe and Lt. David C. Sullivan are members of the United States Coast Guard and United States Navy, respectively, and are stationed at Corpus Christi, Texas; and
WHEREAS, the prospective bride and groom desire to be married in the State of Delaware at The Atonement Methodist Church on Saturday, April 17, 1999; and
WHEREAS, due to their present military service, it is extremely difficult for them to comply with the provisions of § 107(a), Title 13 of the Delaware Code, requiring non-residents to obtain a marriage license at least 96 hours prior to the marriage ceremony and to utilize the license within 30 days of acquiring it.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Ltjg. Patricia M. Lacombe and Lt. David C. Sullivan, both of Corpus Christi, Texas, are hereby exempted from the provisions of § 107(a), Title 13 of the Delaware Code, and are specifically authorized to marry on April 17, 1999. The Clerk of the Peace of New Castle County shall issue one official marriage license to Ltjg. Patricia M. Lacombe and Lt. David C. Sullivan pursuant to this Act, the provisions of § 107(a) of Title 13 of the Delaware Code, or any law of this State to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approved April 01,1999