Proposal would increase Mississippi marriage license fee

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Saying "I do" could become slightly more expensive in Mississippi.

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 10:42 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Saying "I do" could become slightly more expensive in Mississippi.

Legislators are considering a bill that would add $15 to the cost of a marriage license. The current cost is $20, and the proposal would set it at $35.

Senate Bill 2043 passed the state Senate after little discussion Tuesday. Several members voted against it.

The bill moves to the House for more work.

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