2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXX DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 451 Marriage, Marriage Contracts, and Rights of Married Women
Section 451.130 Penalty for failure to issue, record or return license.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 451.130 (2017)

Effective 28 Aug 2001

Title XXX DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Chapter 451

451.130. Penalty for failure to issue, record or return license. — 1. If any recorder willfully neglect or refuse to issue a license to any person legally entitled thereto on application, on payment or tender of the fee provided for in section 451.150, or shall fail to refuse to record such license, with the return thereon, as herein provided, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined in any sum not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars.

2. Every officer or person who shall fail to return a license within fifteen days after the issuing of the same, or who shall make a false return thereon, or any recorder who shall willfully make a false record of any marriage license or return thereon, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in the preceding part of this section.

(RSMo 1939 § 3367, A.L. 2001 H.B. 157)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2980; 1919 § 7305; 1909 § 8286

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