S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.400.402 - Requirements for Preparation of Records and Reports

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

A. All individuals preparing, submitting or certifying a vital event shall be trained or approved by the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
B. All forms, records, and reports relating to vital events must either be computer printed, typewritten or printed legibly in black, unfading ink, or generated using electronic media approved by the State Registrar.
C. All signatures required shall be either electronic or entered in black, unfading ink.
D. Unless otherwise directed by the State Registrar, a report shall only be acceptable for registration when it:
(1) contains the certifier's name computer printed, typed, or printed legibly;
(2) supplies all items of information or satisfactorily accounts for their omission;
(3) does not contain alterations or erasures;
(4) does not interfere with document imaging;
(5) contains signatures as required;
(6) has no marks or flags such as "copy" or "duplicate";
(7) is an original;
(8) is prepared on proper form;
(9) does not contain improper or inconsistent data;
(10) does not contain an indefinite cause of death which denotes only symptoms of disease or conditions resulting from disease;
(11) is prepared in conformity with regulations or instructions issued by the State Registrar;
(12) does not contain false information.


S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.400.402
Replaced and amended by State Register Volume 40, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/24/2016.

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