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DIVISION 102. VITAL RECORDS AND HEALTH STATISTICS [102100 - 103925]

  ( Division 102 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

PART 1. VITAL RECORDS [102100 - 103800]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

CHAPTER 17. Penalties [103775 - 103800]

  ( Chapter 17 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 1. Misdemeanors [103775 - 103795]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

103775.
  

(a) Every person, except a parent informant for a certificate of live birth and as provided in subdivision (b), who is responsible for supplying information who refuses or fails to furnish correctly any information in his or her possession that is required by this part, or furnishes false information affecting any certificate or record required by this part, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(b) Every licensee or registrant pursuant to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 7600) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code, and the agents and employees of the licensee, or any unlicensed person acting in a capacity in which a license from the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau is required, who is responsible for supplying information and who refuses or fails to furnish correctly any information in his or her possession that is required by this part, or furnishes false information with intent to defraud affecting a death certificate or record required by this part, is guilty of a misdemeanor that shall be punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both that imprisonment and fine.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 571, Sec. 36. (SB 1480) Effective January 1, 2019.)

103780.
  

(a) Every person, except as provided in subdivision (b), who willfully alters or knowingly possesses more than one altered document, other than as permitted by this part, or falsifies any certificate of birth, fetal death, or death, or marriage license, or any record established by this part is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(b) Every licensee or registrant pursuant to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 7600) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code, and the agents and employees of the licensee, or any unlicensed person acting in a capacity in which a license from the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau is required, who willfully alters or knowingly possesses more than one altered document, other than as permitted by this part, or falsifies any certificate of death, is guilty of a misdemeanor that shall be punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both that imprisonment and fine.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 571, Sec. 37. (SB 1480) Effective January 1, 2019.)

103785.
  

Every person who is required to fill out a certificate of birth, fetal death, or death, or marriage license and register it with the local registrar, or deliver it, upon request, to any person charged with the duty of registering it, and who fails, neglects, or refuses to perform that duty in the manner required by this part is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 816, Sec. 52. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative January 1, 2008, by Sec. 56 of Ch. 816.)

103790.
  

Every local registrar, deputy registrar, or subregistrar, who fails, neglects, or refuses to perform his or her duty as required by this part and by the instructions and directions of the State Registrar thereunder, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1996.)

103795.
  

Any person who uses any information from a certificate of live birth that is stamped with the notation authorized under subdivision (a) of Section 10056.5 is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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