S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.1100.1101 - General

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022

A. Live birth records are presumed to contain accurate information on the facts of live birth when they are registered. Live birth records will be amended or corrected only to rectify errors in the facts of live birth, except as provided for in these regulations.
B. A delayed record of live birth placed on file with supporting documentation or by judicial procedure shall not be amended except to reflect changes upon receipt of a certified court order.
C. Certificates of marriage and reports of divorce must be corrected by the custodian of the official record from which the report was prepared. The custodian shall submit the amended certificate to the Department with a statement listing the items changed and evidence presented to support each item changed. Any corrected records shall be marked amended when issued by the Department.
D. Sealed records shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of the Family Court. The state registrar may inspect such information for purposes of properly administering the vital statistics program.
E. Changes to birth or death records must be requested by a person entitled by law to obtain a certified copy of the record to be amended.

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S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.1100.1101
Replaced and amended by State Register Volume 40, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/24/2016.

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