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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 550. Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records
6/25/2024

12VAC5-550-230. Late registration and delayed registration defined.

A. The registration of a nonrecorded birth after the statutory time prescribed for filing but within one year from the date of birth shall be a "late birth registration." As such, its filing shall be subject to the requirements of 12VAC5-550-250 but shall not be considered a "delayed registration." The registration of a nonrecorded birth after one year from the date of birth shall be a "delayed birth registration."

B. For those births occurring more than one year but less than seven years prior to the date of filing, the birth registrations shall be prepared and filed on the certificate of live birth form in use at the time of birth and shall be plainly marked in the upper margin "delayed registration." Such certificates shall be subject to the requirements of 12VAC5-550-250 and not subject to 12VAC5-550-260.

C. The registration of a nonrecorded birth seven or more years after the date of birth shall be a "delayed birth registration" and shall be registered by the State Registrar on special forms provided for such purposes and shall be subject to the requirements of 12VAC5-550-260.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-250 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-29-100 § 8.1, eff. April 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 26, eff. October 8, 2003.

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