State of Rhode Island General Laws 15-3.1-2


Persons shall be eligible to enter into a civil union only if both such persons are: (1) At least eighteen (18) years of age; (2) Of the same sex; (3) Not a party to another civil union or a spouse in a marriage with any other person; (4) Not in a family relationship within the degrees stated in Rhode Island general laws § 15-1-1 or § 15-1-2; and (5) Neither person is mentally incompetent at the time of the civil union.

(P.L. 2011, ch. 198, § 1.)

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