Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' failed wedding birthed a new California law

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FILE - This Aug. 31, 2011 file photo shows newlyweds Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries attending a party thrown in their honor at Capitale in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo, reality TV personality Kim Kardashian, right, and her fiance, NBA basketball player Kris Humphries, arrive at the Kardashian Kollection launch party in Los Angeles. Kardashian is expected to file for divorce in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, according to a report confirmed by the producers of her reality show. Kardashian and Humphries were married on Aug. 20. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend, NBA basketball player Kris Humphries, walk past photographers at the Noon by Noor launch event in West Hollywood, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Noon by Noor is a fashion collection designed by Kingdom of Bahrain royalty Noor Rashid Al Khalifa and Haya Mohammed Al Khalifa. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Photo by: Jackson Lee/ �2011 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Telephone/Fax: (212) 995-1196 3/27/11 Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries walk hand in hand in the Meatpacking District (NYC) (Star Max via AP Images)
U.S. entertainment icon Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend U.S. NBA star Kris Humphries pose for photographers before a charity fashion show in Monaco, Friday, May 27, 2011. The Monaco Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday, May 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 22: Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries arrive at Kim Kardashian's birthday party at her birthday at Marquee Nightclun at the Cosmopolitan on October 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - OCTOBER 04: NBA player Kris Humphries (L) and his wife reality TV personality Kim Kardashian appear on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno at NBC Studios on October 4, 2011 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: (L-R) Kim Kardashian, and Kris Humphries attend the Abbey Dawn by Avril Lavigne Spring 2012 fashion show during Style360 at the Metropolitan Pavilion on September 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Their marriage didn't last long, but one successful thing came out of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' wedding day: A new law.

The now-divorced couple were married at the $20 million estate of Google Executive Chairman Eric E. Schmidt in Montecito, California, in August 2011.

The massive event caused a headache for more than Kardashian and Humphries -- neighbors overloaded the local Santa Barbara County public agencies with complaints.

Due to the laws at that time, the county could only slap Schmidt with a $100 fine for allowing the unpermitted event to take place at his home. The traffic and public resources that were used to deal with the celeb wedding cost taxpayers much more than that -- as in upwards of thousands of dollars more than was covered by the host, who hadn't obtained the proper permits for the ceremony.

Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) put legislature up for approval that would allow cities and counties to fine up to $5,000 for first-time offenders violating local ordinances, according to the Los Angeles Times.

"Taxpayers should not have to pay for extra traffic control and other public safety services for wealthy people who skirt the law," Williams told his colleagues.

The passed bill will likely last far longer than Kardashian and Humphries marriage, which made it a mere 72 days.

Relive Kardashian's pre-Kanye West days when she was still happily married to Humphries in the video below:

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