Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 3
Solemnization of Marriages

R.I. Gen. Laws 15-3-12



 15-3-12.  Endorsement and return of license.


(a) Every minister, elder, justice, warden, or other person who joins any persons in marriage, shall:

(b) Endorse the "License and Certificate of Marriage" form, prescribed pursuant to 15-2-7, presented to him or her by the persons, as provided in 15-3-7, and certify that the persons have been joined in marriage by him or her in accordance with the laws of the state of Rhode Island; and

(c) Complete all the information on the "License and Certificate of Marriage" and file the form within seventy-two (72) hours following the date of the marriage with the clerk in the town or city from which the license was issued.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 191, 13; P.L. 1898, ch. 549, 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 243, 13; G.L. 1923, ch. 287, 13; P.L. 1927, ch. 1064, 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 415, 13; G.L. 1956, 15-3-12; P.L. 1961, ch. 100, 2; P.L. 1969, ch. 89, 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 200, 4; P.L. 2004, ch. 258, 4.