2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 7 - Municipalities
Chapter 93 - Registrars of Vital Statistics
Section 7-45 - Preparation of certificates.


CT Gen Stat § 7-45 (2012) What's This?

Each person making any certificate of birth, marriage, civil union, death or fetal death, or any copy of such certificate for the commissioner, or any sexton’s report required by law, shall cause the same to be typewritten or printed in a legible manner as to all material information or facts required by the provisions of sections 7-48, 7-60 and 7-62b, and sections 46b-25 and 46b-29 to 46b-30, inclusive, or sections 46b-38hh to 46b-38jj, inclusive*, and contained in such certificate. If the certificate is in paper format, such person shall sign the certificate in black ink, shall state therein in what capacity such person so signs, and shall type or print in a legible manner the name of each person signing such certificate, under such person’s signature. If the certificate is in an electronic format, such certificate shall be authenticated by the electronic vital records system of the department. Any certificate not complying with the requirements of this section shall be returned by the registrar with whom it is filed to the person making the same for the proper correction.

(1949 Rev., S. 567; 1953, S. 231d; 1967, P.A. 313, S. 11; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 79-434, S. 18; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 01-163, S. 7; P.A. 03-188, S. 1; P.A. 05-10, S. 16.)

*Note: Sections 46b-38hh to 46b-38jj, inclusive, were repealed effective October 1, 2010, by section 21 of public act 09-13.

History: 1967 act replaced reference to Sec. 46-5 with reference to Secs. 46-5b to 46-5h (later transferred to Secs. 46b-25 to 46b-27 and 46b-29 to 46b-31); P.A. 77-614 substituted commissioner of health services for commissioner of health, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 79-434 deleted reference to repealed Sec. 7-62 and added reference to Sec. 7-62b; (Revisor’s note: In 1993 an obsolete reference to repealed Sec. 46b-31 replaced editorially by the Revisors with reference to Sec. 46b-30); P.A. 93-381 replaced commissioner of health services with commissioner of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 01-163 made technical changes and added provision re fetal death, reference to Sec. 7-60 and provision re authentication of certificate in electronic format; P.A. 03-188 deleted reference to repealed Secs. 46b-26 and 46b-27; P.A. 05-10 applied provisions to a civil union certificate and added reference to Secs. 46b-38hh to 46b-38jj, inclusive.

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