2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 7 - Municipalities
Chapter 93 - Registrars of Vital Statistics
Section 7-62a - Illegal issuance of certificates.


CT Gen Stat § 7-62a (2012) What's This?

No person other than a registrar of vital statistics or the commissioner shall issue or cause to be issued any certificate or document which is, or purports to be, an original or certified copy of a certificate of birth, death, fetal death or marriage. No person other than such registrar or the commissioner shall certify or purport to certify as a true copy any certificate of birth, death, fetal death or marriage. No person other than a registrar of vital statistics or the commissioner shall issue or cause to be issued an uncertified copy of a certificate of birth, death, fetal death or marriage, in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of section 7-51a. Any person who violates this section shall be fined not more than one hundred fifty dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(1963, P.A. 285; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 01-163, S. 21.)

History: P.A. 77-614 substituted commissioner of health services for commissioner of health, effective January 1, 1979; 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 (Revisor’s note: The Revisors editorially changed the reference to “one hundred and fifty dollars” to “one hundred fifty dollars” for consistency with customary usage); P.A. 01-163 made technical changes and added provision re issuance of uncertified copy of vital record certificate.

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