2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 16. Health
ARTICLE 37. VITAL STATISTICS
CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
16-37-1-8.5. Certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth; required contents of certificate

Universal Citation: IN Code § 16-37-1-8.5 (2018)
IC 16-37-1-8.5 Certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth; required contents of certificate

     Sec. 8.5. (a) Upon request by a parent of a stillborn child, a local health officer shall provide to the parent a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth.

     (b) A certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth provided under subsection (a) must contain the following:

(1) The caption "Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth".

(2) A space for the name of the stillborn child.

     (c) A certificate provided under this section is in addition to a certificate of stillbirth registration provided under section 8 of this chapter.

     (d) For purposes of federal, state, and local taxes, the certificate provided under this section is not proof of a live birth.

     (e) A local health department may charge the same fee for a certificate provided under this section as the fee charged for a certificate of birth registration provided under section 8 of this chapter.

     (f) A certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth must be issued on tamper resistant paper.

As added by P.L.13-2002, SEC.1.

 

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