language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to marriage; authorizing a judge from the Office of Administrative Hearings to perform marriages;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 517.04.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Marriages may be solemnized throughout the state by an individual who has attained the age of 21 years and is a judge of a court of record, a retired judge of a court of record, a court administrator, a retired court administrator with the approval of the chief judge of the judicial district, 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 district, the residential school administrators of the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf and the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind, a licensed or ordained minister of any religious denomination, or by any mode recognized in section 517.18.
Presented to the governor April 24, 2012
Signed by the governor April 27, 2012, 2:16 p.m.