S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.700.702 - Judicial Procedures to Register a Death

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

A death may be registered by the State Registrar, upon receipt of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction within this state.

A. The court order to establish a death record shall include all of the following information:
(1) decedent's legal name (first, middle, surname and suffix, if any);
(2) date of death as determined from the evidence presented;
(3) place of death, including county, as determined from the evidence presented;
(4) decedent's date of live birth, State or country of live birth, sex and parent(s) name(s) prior to first marriage;
(5) decedent's residence, including county and State, at time of death;
(6) decedent's marital status at time of death;
(7) name, prior to first marriage, of surviving spouse (if any); and
(8) the information necessary to complete the medical certification including the cause and manner of death. If the death occurred from an injury, information on how and when the injury occurred. If such information is unknown, the order shall indicate such.
B. All certifications issued shall show the date of the court order and the name of the court issuing that order.
C. If the death was registered pursuant to Section 701C the record shall be marked or flagged "Presumptive."


S.C. Code Regs. 61-19.700.702
Replaced and amended by State Register Volume 40, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/24/2016.

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