Vermont Statutes Annotated 5145

Marriage license required for solemnization

5145 ::: Marriage license required for solemnization ::: Persons authorized by section 5144 of this title to solemnize marriage shall require a civil marriage license of the parties, before solemnizing such marriage. The license shall afford full immunity to the person who solemnizes the marriage.

HISTORY: Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, eff. Feb. 1, 1967; 1969, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1979, No. 142 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 1987, No. 198 (Adj. Sess.); 1991, No. 198 (Adj. Sess.); 2009, No. 3, § 12a, eff. Sept. 1, 2009.

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