Arkansas Marriage Laws

9-11-217 - Failure to sign and return license at time of marriage -- Penalty

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Arkansas Code - Title 9: Family Law - Subtitle 2: Domestic Relations - Chapter 11: Marriage - Subchapter 2: License and Ceremony

Failure to sign and return license at time of marriage -- Penalty

(a) Any person who fails to officially sign and return any license to the parties at the time of the marriage shall be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined in any sum not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500). (b) The fine imposed by subsection (a) of this section shall be paid when collected into the general fund of the county in which the offense was committed.

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HISTORY: Acts 1875, No. 127, § 8 (last part), p. 260; C. & M. Dig., § 7066; Pope's Dig., § 9048; A.S.A. 1947, § 55-217; Acts 1999, No. 1540, § 4.

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