§572-15 Delivery of records to department of health; penalty. Whenever any agent authorized to grant marriage licenses ceases to be an agent, or is directed to do so by the department of health, or leaves the State, the agent shall deliver to the department all the agent's records of marriage licenses. Upon the death of any such agent such records shall be delivered to the department by the agent's personal representative or other legal representative.
Whenever any person holding a license to perform the marriage ceremony is directed to do so by the department, or whenever the license is canceled or otherwise terminated or upon the departure from the State of any such person, the person shall deliver to the department all the person's records of marriages, or upon the death of any such person such records shall be delivered to the department by the person's personal representative, or other legal representative.
Any person violating this section shall be fined not more than $500. [L 1864, p 22; am L 1903, c 8, §2; RL 1925, §2953; am L 1929, c 104, §7; am L 1931, c 65, §2; RL 1935, §4643; RL 1945, §12364; RL 1955, §323-15; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, §19; HRS §572-15; am L 1976, c 200, pt of §1; gen ch 1985]