Sec. 194.0011: Marriage License Applications

(a) The executive commissioner by rule shall prescribe the format and content of the department form used for the marriage license application. The form must:

(1) require identification of the county in which the application is submitted; and

(2) allow, but may not require, the name of the county clerk to appear on the application.

(b) The vital statistics unit shall print and distribute the department forms to each county clerk throughout the state.

(c) The department form shall replace locally adopted forms.

(d) A county clerk may reproduce the department form locally.


Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 96, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.

Amended by:

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0561, eff. April 2, 2015.

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 695 (H.B. 555), Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 2017.