S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.1100.1102 - Correction of Birth and Death Records

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

A. Any certification item on a live birth or death record may be corrected by the Bureau of Vital Statistics within one year of the event if the Bureau of Vital Statistics becomes aware of incorrect information on a record. Any facility or individual responsible for the original submission of data shall assist in the collection of evidence of the error and correct information upon request of the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
B. Correction of items that do not appear on certifications may be made by the Bureau of Vital Statistics upon identification or query.
C. When such corrections are made by the Bureau of Vital Statistics, a notation as to the source of the information, the date the change was made, and the identity of the authorized vital statistics employee making the change shall be made on the record in such a way as not to become a part of any certification issued. Any certified copy shall not be marked as "Amended."

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S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.1100.1102
Replaced and amended by State Register Volume 40, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/24/2016.

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