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Executive Order Allows New Yorkers To Get Marriage Licenses Remotely During Coronavirus Pandemic

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order Saturday allowing New Yorkers to get a marriage license remotely.

Many marriage bureaus are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, preventing couples from getting their licenses.

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Clerks are now allowed to perform ceremonies via video conference.

The executive order temporarily suspends a provision of the law that requires in-person visits.

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