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Health and Safety Code - HSC

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 3. Live Birth Registration [102400 - 102520]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 3. Foundling Registration [102500 - 102520]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

102500.
  

A certificate of finding of an unidentified live child of less than one year of age shall be registered with the local registrar of births and deaths by the person or institution with whom the child is placed, within four days following the finding.

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

102505.
  

The certificate shall include the name, sex, color or race, the date and place of finding, and the name of the person or institution with whom the child is placed.

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

102510.
  

The person or institution with whom the child is placed shall give the child a name; the place in which the child is found shall be known as the legal place of birth; and the date of birth shall be determined as closely as possible and shall be known as the legal date of birth.

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

102515.
  

The certificate of finding shall be handled in the same manner and shall serve all the purposes of a certificate of live birth.

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

102520.
  

If the child is later identified and a certificate of birth found or obtained, the fact shall be reported to the State Registrar and he or she shall enter this upon the certificate of finding, with citation to the certificate of birth.

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

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