Maine could prevent any child under the age of 16 from marrying under a Democrat's bill.
Democratic Sen. David Miramant's bill is set for a Tuesday public hearing.
Miramant's bill would prohibit the issuance of marriage licenses to individuals under 16 years of age, no matter the circumstance.
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Currently, Maine allows issues marriage licenses to be issued to individuals under 16 with written parental consent.
A local county probate judge have to decide whether it's in minor's best interest and consider whether the other individual has a criminal record.
New Hampshire recently changed its minimum age of marriage to 16, up from 13 for girls and 14 for boys.