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Arkansas Code Annotated 9-11-217 - Failure to sign and return license at time of marriage — Penalty.

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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.

(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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