The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on August 4, 2010. It seeks to amend the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Standing Committee submitted its report on the Bill on March 1, 2011. During the ongoing Monsoon Session, the government circulated amendments to the 2010 Amendment Bill. The table below compares the provisions in the Hindu Marriage Act/Special Marriage Act, the amendments made to them by the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 and the 2013 amendments to the 2010 Amendment Bill circulated by the government.