Kansas Marriage Laws

23-109 - Marriage certificate; recording marriages

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Kansas Statutes - Chapter 23: Domestic Relations - Article 1: Marriage

Marriage certificate; recording marriages

(a) Every person who performs a marriage ceremony under the provisions of this act shall endorse the person's certificate of the marriage on the license, give the duplicate copy of the license to the parties to the marriage and return the license, within 10 days after the marriage, to the judge or clerk of the district court who issued it. The judge or clerk shall record the marriage on the marriage record in the office of the judge or clerk and shall forward, not later than the third day of the following month, to the secretary of health and environment the license and certificate of marriage, together with a statement of the names of the parties and the name and address of the person who performed the marriage ceremony. (b) If no marriage license has been issued by the judge or clerk of the district court during a month, the judge or clerk shall promptly notify the secretary of health and environment to that effect on a form provided for that purpose.

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History: L. 1913, ch. 224, § 5; L. 1917, ch. 236, § 1; R.S. 1923, 23-109; L. 1925, ch. 201, § 2; L. 1968, ch. 207, § 5; L. 1976, ch. 170, § 2; L. 1976, ch. 151, § 5; L. 1977, ch. 109, § 21; L. 1980, ch. 106, § 6; L. 1984, ch. 147, § 7; L. 1984, ch. 135, § 1; July 1.

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