2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Marriage License Fee Increase for Domestic Violence Svs. (language only)

Item 330 #1s

Item 330 #1s

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 230, after line 50, insert:
"G.1.  Notwithstanding §20-15, Code of Virginia, effective July 1, 2010, the tax on a marriage license shall be $35, which tax shall be collected by the clerk when the license is issued and accounted for as in the case of other state taxes collected.
2. Notwithstanding §20-15, Code of Virginia, fifteen dollars of the increase contained in G.1. shall be allocated to the Virginia Department of Social Services for the purpose of providing services for children and youth exposed to sexual and/or domestic violence."

(This amendment increases the marriage license tax from $20 to $35 and earmarks the additional revenue estimated at $870,000 annually to the Department of Social Services for services to children and youth who are exposed to sexual and/or domestic violence.)