Cuomo signs law banning child marriage under 17

Governor Signs Law Banning Marriage Under 17

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A law that got the governor's signature Tuesday will ban child marriages in New York State. 

The law bans 14, 15 and 16-year-olds from getting married in the state and 17 and 18-year-olds have to get parental and judicial consent. 

The governor says more than 3,000 minors got married in the state between 2000 and 2010. 

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