If you recall, P.L. 2022, c. 23 prohibited municipalities from charging the fee for marriage and civil union licenses from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. The state has just released the Marriage License Reimbursement Program procedures for municipalities to file for reimbursement for licenses issued during this period. Municipalities will be required to submit to the Division of Local Government Services a reimbursement claim in two phases.
Reimbursements are due March 10 for licenses issued between July 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022. For licenses issued between January 1, 2023, and June 30, 2023, claims are due July 31, 2023. Claims must be submitted using the Division of Local Government Services (DLGS). Marriage License Reimbursement excel template and remitted to email@example.com. Questions on the reimbursement program can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-913-4401.
Contact: Lori Buckelew, Deputy Executive Director & Director of Government Affairs, email@example.com, 609-695-3481, x112.