2017 Georgia Code
Title 31 - Health
Chapter 10 - Vital Records
§ 31-10-10. Registration of live born infants of unknown parentage

Universal Citation: GA Code § 31-10-10 (2017)
  • (a) Whoever assumes the custody of a live born infant of unknown parentage shall report on a form and in a manner prescribed by the state registrar within ten days to the State Office of Vital Records the following information:
    • (1) The date and place of finding;
    • (2) Sex, color or race, and approximate birth date or age of child;
    • (3) Name and address of the person or institution with whom the child has been placed for care;
    • (4) Name given to the child by the custodian of the child; and
    • (5) Other data required by the state registrar.
  • (b) The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of birth.
  • (c) A report registered under this Code section shall constitute the certificate of birth for the child.
  • (d) If the child is subsequently identified and a certificate of birth is found or obtained, the report registered under this Code section shall be placed in a special file and shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction or as provided by regulation.
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