Chapter 6. Authority to Solemnize Marriages
Persons authorized to solemnize marriages
Sec. 1. Marriages may be solemnized by any of the following:
(1) A member of the clergy of a religious organization (even if
the cleric does not perform religious functions for an individual
congregation), such as a minister of the gospel, a priest, a
bishop, an archbishop, or a rabbi.
(2) A judge.
(3) A mayor, within the mayor's county.
(4) A clerk or a clerk-treasurer of a city or town, within a
county in which the city or town is located.
(5) A clerk of the circuit court.
(6) The Friends Church, in accordance with the rules of the
(7) The German Baptists, in accordance with the rules of their
(8) The Bahai faith, in accordance with the rules of the Bahai
(9) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in
accordance with the rules of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints.
(10) An imam of a masjid (mosque), in accordance with the
rules of the religion of Islam.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.34-1999, SEC.1.