Maryland, USA: Marriage Equality Law Takes Effect January 1st

Written by scott on December 31st, 2012

Maryland Marriage Equality Law Takes Effect January 1stA Maryland law enabling parents to better protect their children from identity theft is among several taking effect this week.

Same-sex marriage also will be allowed in Maryland this week, and another new law taking effect on Tuesday will allow veterans to show that status on their driver’s licenses.

Meanwhile, some Maryland couples are preparing for New Year’s Eve celebrations leading up to the Jan. 1 effective date of the state’s new law allowing same-sex marriage. Some couples have already received marriage licenses in advance to fulfill a required 48-hour waiting period, so they can be married officially at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 1.

Authored By Brian Witte – See the Full Story at Delmarva Now

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