Texas Marriage Laws

Sec. 2.205 - DISCRIMINATION IN CONDUCTING MARRIAGE PROHIBITED


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TEXAS STATUTES - FAMILY CODE - TITLE 1. THE MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP - SUBTITLE A. MARRIAGE - CHAPTER 2. THE MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP - SUBCHAPTER C. CEREMONY AND RETURN OF LICENSE

DISCRIMINATION IN CONDUCTING MARRIAGE PROHIBITED


(a) A person authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony by this subchapter is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, religion, or national origin against an applicant who is otherwise competent to be married. (b) On a finding by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct that a person has intentionally violated Subsection (a), the commission may recommend to the supreme court that the person be removed from office.

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Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.


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