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Committee scheduled to talk Michigan marriage legislation

Posted at 11:31 AM, Dec 04, 2018

It's technically legal for 14-year-olds to get married in Michigan, thanks to a state law on the books from the 1880s.

But legislation scheduled to be taken up by a state Senate committee would raise the age.

Current law requires 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds to get consent from one parent. The legislation would require written permission from both living parents.

FOX 47 will let you know when the legislation comes up for a vote.