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

12VAC5-550-330. New certificate.

The new certificate of birth prepared after adopting, legitimation, court determination of paternity, or acknowledgement of paternity shall be on the form in use at the time of birth; however, a same-sex adoption new certificate of birth shall be on the form that shows the parents' designation as "Name of Parent," and shall include the following items and such other information necessary to complete the certificate:

1. The name of the child;

2. The date and place of birth as transcribed from the original certificate;

3. The names and personal particulars of the adoptive parents or of the natural parents, whichever is appropriate;

4. The name of the attendant, printed or typed;

5. The birth number assigned to the original birth certificate;

6. The original filing date. The information necessary to locate the existing certificate and to complete the new certificate shall be submitted on forms prescribed by the State Registrar.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-12 and Chapter 7 (§ 32.1-249 et seq.) of Title 32.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-29-100 § 9.6, eff. April 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 1, eff. October 14, 2009.

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