Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022
exception of corrections as outlined in Section
, or an amendment to the
medical certification, one or more items of documentary evidence must be
presented that support the alleged facts. All documents presented must contain
sufficient information to clearly indicate that they pertain to the registrant
on the record for which the amendment or correction has been requested.
(1) Documents presented must be from
independent sources. Family documents such as records from bibles or
genealogical records are not acceptable.
(2) Documents must be in the form of the
original record or must be a duly certified copy or excerpt thereof from the
original custodian of the record.
(3) For live birth records, the documents
submitted must have been established prior to the registrant's (18th) birthday
or at least ten years prior to the date of application for the
(4) For death records,
the documents submitted must have been established at least 10 years prior to
death unless otherwise specified by the State Registrar.
B. The State Registrar shall evaluate the
evidence submitted in support of any amendment, and when he or she finds reason
to doubt its validity or adequacy, the amendment may be rejected and the
applicant advised of the reasons for this action.
S.C. Code Regs.
Register Volume 40, Issue No. 06, eff.