For transmitting the said reports to said Bureau the Clerks of the Court
shall receive no compensation other than that prescribed in Section 10
of this Article.
Any Clerk who shall fail, within the time prescribed by this section, to
transmit the proper report to the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the State
Department of Health, shall upon conviction be subject to a fine of ten
dollars ($10) for each offense.
As to the bureau of vital statistics, see art. 43, sec. 16, et seq.
An. Code, sec. 17. 1912, ch. 69.
17. The clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Baltimore City and
the clerks of the Circuit Courts of the several counties having charge of
the issuing of marriage licenses and the recording of marriages in this
State, as prescribed by existing law, shall record in a separate book, to be
kept for the purpose and entitled " Foreign Marriage Record Book," all
certificates of marriage issued by clergymen or by officials solemnizing such
marriages and all official certified copies of marriage records where one or
both of the parties contracting the same were or are citizens of this State
and where the marriage was contracted in some other state, territory,
District of Columbia or foreign country wherever the same are presented
to said clerks for record.
And said clerks shall issue when requested so to do, certificates of such
records under the seal of the court where so recorded, as is now customary
in the case of marriages contracted in this State, and shall have power to
charge the usual fee for and recording such certificates and for furnishing
certified copies of such records.