2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 7 - Municipalities
Chapter 93 - Registrars of Vital Statistics
Section 7-52 - Certification of birth registration.

CT Gen Stat § 7-52 (2012) What's This?

(a) The registrar of vital statistics of the town in which the birth occurred, the registrar of vital statistics of the town in which the mother resided at the time of the birth or the department shall issue, upon the request of the person to whom the record of birth relates, if over sixteen years of age, or of a parent, guardian, spouse, child, if over eighteen years of age, grandparent or legal representative of such person, a certification of birth registration, which shall contain the name, sex, date of birth, place of birth and date of filing and registration of the certificate of birth of the person to whom it relates, and any other identifying information prescribed by the commissioner.

(b) The registrar of vital statistics of any town or city in this state that has access to an electronic vital records system, as authorized by the department, may use such system to issue, in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, a certification of birth registration for such births that are electronically filed in such system.

(1949 Rev., S. 573; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 81-138; P.A. 90-67, S. 3; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 01-163, S. 14.)

History: P.A. 77-614 substituted department of health services for department of health, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 81-138 specified persons who are allowed access to birth registration records upon request, replacing “any person”; P.A. 90-67 added provision authorizing registrar of town in which mother resided at time of birth to issue certification of birth registration and inserted Subdiv. indicators; P.A. 93-381 replaced department of health services with department 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 designated existing provisions as Subsec. (a) and amended by making technical changes and adding provisions re request of a guardian, child over 18 years of age or grandparent and re the inclusion of date of registration and any other identifying information prescribed by the commissioner, and added new Subsec. (b) re use of electronic vital records system.

See Sec. 7-74 re fee for certification of birth registration.

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