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Solemnization of marriages
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 18
§ 805-b. Solemnization of marriages. Notwithstanding any statute, law
or rule to the contrary, no public officer listed in section eleven of
the domestic relations law shall be prohibited from accepting any fee or
compensation having a value of one hundred dollars or less, whether in
the form of money, property, services or entertainment, for the
solemnization of a marriage by such public officer at a time and place
other than the public officer's normal public place of business, during
normal hours of business. For the purpose of this section, a town or
village judge's normal hours of business shall mean those hours only
which are officially scheduled by the court for the performing of the
judicial function.