2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 7 - Municipalities
Chapter 93 - Registrars of Vital Statistics
Section 7-74 - Fees for certification of birth registration and certified copy of vital statistics certificate. Waiver of fee for certificate of death for a veteran.


CT Gen Stat § 7-74 (2012) What's This?

(a) The fee for a certification of birth registration, short form, shall be fifteen dollars. The fee for a certified copy of a certificate of birth, long form, shall be twenty dollars, except that the fee for such certifications and copies when issued by the department shall be thirty dollars.

(b) The fee for a certified copy of a certificate of marriage or death shall be twenty dollars. Such fees shall not be required of the department.

(c) The fee for one certified copy of a certificate of death for any deceased person who was a veteran, as defined in subsection (a) of section 27-103, shall be waived when such copy is requested by a spouse, child or parent of such deceased veteran.

(1949 Rev., S. 577; 1971, P.A. 284, S. 2; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 80-117, S. 2, 3; P.A. 89-217, S. 3, 6; P.A. 93-114, S. 1, 2; 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 94-51, S. 1, 3; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 01-163, S. 26; P.A. 04-255, S. 13; P.A. 07-133, S. 2; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3, S. 146; P.A. 11-49, S. 1.)

History: 1971 act increased birth registration fee from $0.50 to $1 and fee for copy from $1 to $2 and exempted department of health from payment; P.A. 77-614 substituted department of health services for department of health, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-117 increased fee for registration to $2 and for copying to $3; P.A. 89-217 increased fees for certification of birth registration from $2 to $5 and for a certified copy of a certificate of birth, marriage or death from $3 to $5; P.A. 93-114 increased fees for certification of birth registration and for a certified copy of a certificate of birth to $15, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 93-381 replaced department of health services with department of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 94-51 reduced fees for birth certificates and certification of birth registration except for those issued by the department from $15 to $5, effective May 19, 1994; 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; P.A. 04-255 deleted provision that had exempted federal agencies from paying fees; P.A. 07-133 divided section into Subsecs. (a) and (b), added “short form” and “long form” and made technical changes in Subsec. (a), and increased fees for certificate of birth, long form, and for certificate of marriage or death from $5.00 to $10.00, effective July 1, 2007; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3 increased fees; P.A. 11-49 added Subsec. (c) re waiver of fee for certified copy of death certificate for deceased person who was a veteran.

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