Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Vital Records Act. Provides that the word "DECEASED" and the date of death shall not appear on a copy of a birth certificate furnished to a parent of a child who died within 3 months of birth, provided no other copy of a birth certificate was furnished to the parent prior to the child's death. Effective immediately.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Provides that when the death of a child occurs within 90 days of that child's live birth, the mother listed on the birth certificate of that child may request the issuance of a copy of a certificate of live birth from the State Registrar. Provides that the request shall comply with specific requirements, shall indicate the requestor's relationship to the child, and shall be made not later than 9 months from the date of the death of the child.