§ 7-36 Definitions
§ 7-37 Town clerk, ex-officio registrar. Notice to Secretary of the State and Commissioner of Public Health of appointment of registrar, vacancy in appointed office of registrar
§ 7-38 Assistant registrars. Notice to Secretary of the State and Commissioner of Public Health of appointment to or vacancy in office of assistant registrar
§ 7-39 Oath of registrars
§ 7-39a Record of name of registrar of vital statistics
§ 7-40 Seal
§ 7-41 Regulations re record keeping. Submission of certified copies to department
§ 7-41a Vital statistics records available for genealogical research
§ 7-42 Duties
§ 7-43 Municipal ordinances
§ 7-44 When authenticated copies of certificates to be transmitted to other towns. Use of electronic vital records system
§ 7-45 Preparation of certificates
§ 7-46 Completion of records
§ 7-47 Indexes
§ 7-47a Definitions
§ 7-47b Record keeping of personal data by institutions. Release or disposal of dead body or dead fetus
§ 7-48 Birth certificates: Filing requirements
§ 7-48a Filing of original certificate of birth. Gestational agreement: Replacement certificate of birth
§ 7-49 Failure to file birth certificate
§ 7-50 Restrictions on content of birth certificates. Exceptions. Filing of acknowledgments or adjudications of paternity. Removal or changing of paternity information. Access to copies restricted
§ 7-51 Access to and examination and issuance of certified copies of birth and fetal death records or certificates restricted. Access to and disclosure of confidential information restricted
§ 7-51a Copies of vital records. Access to vital records by members of genealogical societies. Marriage and civil union licenses. Death certificates. Issuance of certified copies of electronically filed certificates
§ 7-52 Certification of birth registration
§ 7-53 Birth certificates of adopted persons born in this state
§ 7-53a Reports re issuance of original birth certificates to adopted persons and certain other persons and filing of contact preference and health history forms
§ 7-54 Certification of birth registration or certificate of foreign birth for person born outside of the country and adopted by a state resident. Application and decree re change of biological age and date of birth
§ 7-55 Certification of birth to have force and effect of original
§ 7-56 Issuance of certified copies of birth certificates
§ 7-57 Delayed registration of births
§ 7-58 Record of birth of child born outside United States
§ 7-59 Report of foundling
§ 7-60 Fetal death certificates
§ 7-61 Birth and fetal death certificates to state whether blood test has been made
§ 7-62 Death certificates
§ 7-62a Illegal issuance of certificates
§ 7-62b Death certificates; filing and registration; responsibilities of funeral directors and licensed embalmers; medical certification; burial of person who died from communicable disease; “presumptive” death certificates; regulations
§ 7-62c Filing and registration of death certificate when death not recorded in accordance with Sec. 7-62b; “delayed” death certificates
§ 7-63 Notice of deaths at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School
§ 7-64 Disposal of bodies
§ 7-65 Removal, transit and burial permit. Subregistrars
§ 7-65a Multiple interment in common hospital-supplied container
§ 7-66 Duties of sextons. Sextons’ reports. Penalty
§ 7-67 Applications for and issuance of disinterment permits
§ 7-68 Issuance of disinterment or removal permit
§ 7-68a Application to Probate Court for disinterment of remains of child buried in a multiple interment within common hospital-supplied container. Hearing. Order of disinterment. Sexton and Chief Medical Examiner to determine whether remains are sufficiently ide
§ 7-69 Removal of body of deceased person
§ 7-70 Temporary removal of body to another town or state. Temporary removal permit
§ 7-71 Report of name of sexton
§ 7-72 Sextons’ reports. Fines
§ 7-73 Fees for marriage license, burial or removal, transit and burial permit. Marriage license surcharge
§ 7-74 Fees for certification of birth registration, certified copy of vital statistics certificate and uncertified copy of original certificate of birth. Waiver of fee for certificate of death for a veteran
§ 7-75 Fees for records relating to inmates of institutions
§ 7-76 Fees for records relating to residents of other towns

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 93

  • Acknowledgment of paternity: means to legally acknowledge paternity of a child pursuant to section 46b-172. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: means to (A) change or enter new information on a certificate of birth, marriage, death or fetal death, more than one year after the date of the vital event recorded in such certificate, in order to accurately reflect the facts existing at the time of the recording of the event, (B) create a replacement certificate of birth for matters pertaining to parentage and gender change, or (C) reflect a legal name change in accordance with section 19a-42 or make a modification to a cause of death. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • authenticated: means to affix to a vital record in paper format the official seal, or to affix to a vital record in electronic format the user identification, password, or other means of electronic identification, as approved by the department, of the creator of the vital record, or the creator's designee, by which affixing the creator of such paper or electronic vital record, or the creator's designee, affirms the integrity of such vital record. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Certified copy: means a copy of a birth, death, fetal death or marriage certificate that (A) includes all information on the certificate except such information that is nondisclosable by law, (B) is issued or transmitted by any registrar of vital statistics, (C) includes an attested signature and the raised seal of an authorized person, and (D) if submitted to the department, includes all information required by the commissioner. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Certified homeless youth: means a person who is at least fifteen years of age but less than eighteen years of age, is not in the physical custody of a parent or legal guardian, who is a homeless child or youth, as defined in 42 USC 11434a, as amended from time to time, and who has been certified as homeless by (A) a school district homeless liaison, (B) the director of an emergency shelter program funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, or the director's designee, or (C) the director of a runaway or homeless youth basic center or transitional living program funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, or the director's designee. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Health or the commissioner's designee. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Correction: means to change or enter new information on a certificate of birth, marriage, death or fetal death, within one year of the date of the vital event recorded in such certificate, in order to accurately reflect the facts existing at the time of the recording of such vital event, where such changes or entries are to correct errors on such certificate due to inaccurate or incomplete information provided by the informant at the time the certificate was prepared, or to correct transcribing, typographical or clerical errors. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Foundling: means (A) a child of unknown parentage, or (B) an infant voluntarily surrendered pursuant to the provisions of section 17a-58. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Gestational agreement: means a written agreement for assisted reproduction in which a woman agrees to carry a child to birth for an intended parent or intended parents, which woman contributed no genetic material to the child and which agreement (A) names each party to the agreement and indicates each party's respective obligations under the agreement, (B) is signed by each party to the agreement and the spouse of each such party, if any, and (C) is witnessed by at least two disinterested adults and acknowledged in the manner prescribed by law. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Institution: means any public or private facility that provides inpatient medical, surgical or diagnostic care or treatment, or nursing, custodial or domiciliary care, or to which persons are committed by law. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Intended parent: means a party to a gestational agreement who agrees, under the gestational agreement, to be the parent of a child born to a woman by means of assisted reproduction, regardless of whether the party has a genetic relationship to the child. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Parentage: includes matters relating to adoption, gestational agreements, paternity and maternity. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • registrar: means the registrar of births, marriages, deaths and fetal deaths or any public official charged with the care of returns relating to vital statistics. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Registration: means the process by which vital records are completed, filed and incorporated into the official records of the department. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Uncertified copy: means a copy of a birth, death, fetal death or marriage certificate that includes all information contained in a certified copy except an original attested signature and a raised seal of an authorized person. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Vital records: means a certificate of birth, death, fetal death or marriage. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-36
  • Voters: means those persons qualified to vote under the provisions of section 7-6. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1