Washington DC Code : Title 46: Domestic Relations ; Subtitle 1: General ; Chapter 4: Marriage 46-405.01

Recognition of Marriages from Other Jurisdictions

Recognition of Marriages from Other Jurisdictions: A marriage legally entered into in another jurisdiction between 2 persons of the same sex that is recognized as valid in that jurisdiction, that is not expressly prohibited by §§ 46-401.01 through 46-404, and has not been deemed illegal under § 46-405, shall be recognized as a marriage in the District.

CREDIT(S)(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1392, ch. 854, § 1287a, as added July 7, 2009, D.C. Law 18-9, § 3(b), 56 DCR 3797; Mar. 3, 2010, D.C. Law 18-110, § 2(c), 57 DCR 27.)HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTESEffect of AmendmentsD.C. Law 18-110 substituted ?§§ 46-401.01? for ?§§ 46-401?.Legislative History of LawsFor Law 18-9, see notes following § 46-401.For Law 18-110, see notes following § 46-401.DC CODE § 46-405.01Current through January 11, 2012

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