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Indiana Code 31-11-4-18

Records of marriage; paper or electronic forms; index

(a) The clerk of the circuit court shall forward records of marriage to the Indiana department of health on at least a monthly basis. A clerk: (1) may forward a record of marriage to the Indiana department of health in: (A) a paper form; or (B) an electronic form by using: (i) an automated system developed by the office of judicial administration; or (ii) another automated system approved by the Indiana department of health; and (2) who forwards a record of marriage to the Indiana department of health in an electronic form is not required to forward the record of marriage to the Indiana department of health in a paper form. (b) The Indiana department of health shall: (1) prescribe a form for recording marriages; (2) accept a court order under section 17 of this chapter (or IC 31-7-3-15.5 before its repeal) in place of a marriage certificate; (3) prepare an annual index of all marriages solemnized in Indiana and furnish at least one (1) index to the Indiana state library; and (4) furnish reports on records of marriage published by the Indiana department of health to the Indiana state library.

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.22-2012, SEC.1; P.L.161-2018, SEC.37. ; Amended by HB1013 April 2023

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