S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.1100.1109 - Sealed Amendments and Replacement Records of Live Birth

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

A. The replacement record of live birth prepared pursuant to state law shall be on the form in use at the time of its preparation and shall include the following items and such other information necessary to complete the record of live birth:
(1) the name of the child;
(2) the date, city, and county of live birth as transcribed from the original report of live birth;
(3) the names and personal information of the parents after establishment of parentage;
(4) the State file number assigned to the original record of live birth;
(5) the original date of registration.
B. The information necessary to locate the existing report of live birth and to complete the replacement report of live birth shall be submitted to the State Registrar on forms prescribed or approved by him or her.
C. After preparation of the replacement record of live birth, the prior record of live birth and the evidence upon which the replacement record of live birth was based are to be placed in a sealed file. Such file shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of the Family Court or by the State Registrar for purposes of properly administering the vital statistics program.
D. With the exception of an adoption of an adult, certifications issued shall not be marked amended.
E. Upon receipt of notice of annulment of adoption, the original certificate of birth shall be restored to its place in the files. The adoptive certificate and evidence shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of the Family Court.
F. If no certificate of birth is on file for the person for whom a replacement record is to be established under this section, a delayed certificate of birth must be filed with the State Registrar before a new record of live birth is established. A delayed certificate of birth shall not be required when the date and place of birth and parentage have been established in an adoption proceeding.


S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.1100.1109
Replaced and amended by State Register Volume 40, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/24/2016.

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