2022 Delaware Code
Title 13 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 2. CIVIL UNIONS
§ 208. Forms for civil union license; certification of civil union.
(a) The Department of Health and Social Services shall prescribe a civil union license form which shall be issued by the several clerks of the peace and such other forms, books, dockets and records as may be necessary to properly record civil unions and the issuance of civil union licenses. The civil union license shall contain language authorizing any clergy or other person authorized by the law of this State to solemnize a civil union and shall show:The earliest and latest time the solemnization of the civil union may be performed pursuant to the license, the place of issuance of the license, the names of the parties, the signature of the issuing authority and such other wording as the Department of Health and Social Services may prescribe, but not to exceed information collected for a marriage license under Chapter 1 of this title except as required to confirm eligibility under § 202 of this title. The license shall also contain a form of certification by the person performing the solemnization ceremony that the solemnization ceremony was performed and the date and time of such solemnization ceremony.
(b) The Department of Health and Social Services shall furnish to all persons authorized by law to solemnize civil unions a suitable form for evidencing a civil union and the date and the place thereof, which form shall be completed and delivered without charge to one party to the civil union by the person performing the solemnization ceremony immediately after the solemnization ceremony. Such form may, but need not be, the original or a copy of the civil union license.78 Del. Laws, c. 22, § 1;