Washington DC Marriage Laws

Washington DC Code ? Title 46: Domestic Relations ? Subtitle 1: General ? Chapter 4: Marriage 46-416 - Public inspection and examination of applications

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Public inspection and examination of applications

All applications for marriage licenses shall be open to inspection as public records, except as limited by § 46-416.01. All such applications upon which licenses have not yet been issued shall be kept together in a separate file readily accessible to public examination.

CREDIT(S) (Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 959, Pub. L. 89-682, § 1; Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-269, § 107(a), 48 DCR 1270.) HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 30-116. 1973 Ed., § 30-118. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-269 substituted ?records, except as limited by § 46-416.01? for ?records?. Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 6(a) of Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-210, April 13, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 3832). For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 106(a) of Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Temporary Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Law 13-57, March 7, 2000, law notification 47 DCR 1979). For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 106(a) of Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Temporary Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Law 13-207, March 31, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 3238). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 6(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-222, December 23, 1997, 44 DCR 114). For temporary amendment of section, see § 6(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Compliance Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-309, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1923), § 6(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Second Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-439, August 12, 1998, 45 DCR 6110), § 6(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-503, October 27, 1998, 45 DCR 8495), and § 6(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-600, January 20, 1999, 46 DCR 1239). For temporary repeal of D.C. Law 12-103, see § 13 of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Second Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-439, August 12, 1998, 45 DCR 6110). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 106(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-126, August 4, 1999, 46 DCR 6606). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 106(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-177, November 2, 1999, 46 DCR 9678). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 106(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-241, January 11, 2000, 47 DCR 581). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 106(a) and (b) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-446, November 7, 2000, 47 DCR 9213). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 107(a) of Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-5, February 13, 2001, 48 DCR 2440). Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-269, see notes following § 46-201. DC CODE § 46-416 Current through January 11, 2012

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