Sec. 16 . (a) The individual who solemnizes a marriage shall do the following:
(1) Complete the original and duplicate certificates described in section 15 of this chapter.
(2) Give the original certificate to the individuals who married each other.
(3) Not later than thirty (30) days after the date of the marriage, file the duplicate certificate and the license to marry with the clerk of the circuit court who issued the marriage license.
(b) The clerk of the circuit court shall record the duplicate certificate and license to marry as prescribed by the state department of health under section 15 of this chapter.
(c) If a duplicate certificate and marriage license are filed with a clerk of the circuit court who did not issue the marriage license, the clerk shall return the certificate and license to the clerk of the circuit court who issued the license.
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