Code Section

Government Code - GOV

TITLE 3. GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES [23000 - 33205]

  ( Title 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

DIVISION 2. OFFICERS [24000 - 28085]

  ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

PART 3. OTHER OFFICERS [26500 - 27773]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

CHAPTER 3. County Clerk [26801 - 26861]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 renumbered from Chapter 4 by Stats. 1947, Ch. 429. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Fees [26820 - 26861]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

  
26840.1.  

(a) The fee for filing a marriage certificate pursuant to Part 4 (commencing with Section 500) of Division 3 of the Family Code is fourteen dollars ($14), to be collected at the time an authorization for the performance of the marriage is issued or a blank authorization form is obtained from the county clerk pursuant to Part 4 (commencing with Section 500) of Division 3 of the Family Code. Four dollars ($4) of the fee shall be paid to the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. One dollar ($1) of the fee shall be paid to the county treasurer and shall be used to defray any local costs incurred pursuant to Part 4 (commencing with Section 500) of Division 3 of the Family Code.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), in addition to the amount authorized by subdivision (a) the county clerk may impose an additional amount, not to exceed three dollars ($3), if he or she determines that the additional amount is necessary to defray local costs.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 163, Sec. 81. Effective January 1, 1993. Operative January 1, 1994, by Sec. 161 of Ch. 163.)