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HF 1184

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 02/23/2015 02:32pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/23/2015

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to marriage; authorizing certain mayors to perform civil marriages;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04, is amended to read:


517.04 PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM CIVIL MARRIAGES.

new text begin (a) new text endCivil marriages may be solemnized throughout the state by an individual who
has attained the age of 21 years and isnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end a judge of a court of recorddeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (2)new text end a retired judge of a court of recorddeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (3)new text end a court administratordeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (4)new text end a retired court administrator with the approval of the chief judge of the judicial
districtdeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (5)new text end a former court commissioner who is employed by the court system or is acting
pursuant to an order of the chief judge of the commissioner's judicial districtdeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (6) the mayor of any home rule charter or statutory city with a population greater
than 40,000 based on the state demographer's most recent available data;
new text end

new text begin (7)new text end the residential school superintendent of the Minnesota State Academy for the
Deaf and the Minnesota State Academy for the Blinddeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (8)new text end a licensed or ordained minister of any religious denominationdeleted text begin, or deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

new text begin (b) Civil marriages may also be solemnized new text endby any mode recognized in section
517.18.

new text begin (c)new text end For purposes of this section, a court of record includes the Office of
Administrative Hearings under section 14.48.