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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 5. Certificates of Birth Following Adoption, Legitimation, Court Determination of Parentage, and Acknowledgment [102625 - 102769]

  ( Heading of Chapter 5 amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 876, Sec. 71. )

ARTICLE 4. Voluntary Declaration of Parentage [102766 - 102769]
  ( Heading of Article 4 amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 876, Sec. 72. )

102766.
  

(a) When a voluntary declaration of parentage is filed with the State Department of Social Services pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 7571 of the Family Code, an application may be submitted to the State Registrar requesting that the signatory’s name be added to the child’s birth certificate.

(b) Upon receipt of the application and payment of the required fee, the State Registrar shall review the application for acceptance for filing and, if accepted, shall establish a new birth certificate for the child in the manner prescribed in Article 1 (commencing with Section 102625), if the original record of birth is on file in the office of the State Registrar.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 876, Sec. 73. (AB 2684) Effective January 1, 2019.)

102767.
  

(a) When a voluntary declaration of parentage is rescinded pursuant to Section 7575 of the Family Code, an application may be submitted to the State Registrar requesting that the signatory’s name be removed from the child’s birth certificate.

(b)  Upon receipt of the application and payment of the required fee, the State Registrar shall establish a new birth certificate for the child in the manner prescribed in Article 1 (commencing with Section 102625), if the original record of birth is on file in the office of the State Registrar.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 876, Sec. 74. (AB 2684) Effective January 1, 2019.)

102768.
  

All records and information specified in this article, other than the newly established certificate, shall be available only to those persons specified in subdivision (h) of Section 7571 of the Family Code or upon order of a court of record.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1062, Sec. 19.5. Effective January 1, 1997.)

102769.
  

The State Registrar shall furnish a certified copy of the new record of birth prepared under authority of this article to the registrant without additional cost.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1062, Sec. 19.5. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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