Sec. 12. A person who, with intent to defraud:

(1) makes a false or fraudulent statement in applying to a local health officer or to the state registrar for a certified copy of a birth certificate;

Terms Used In Indiana Code 16-37-1-12

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
(2) makes a false or fraudulent statement in applying to the state registrar for permission to inspect public birth records held by the state registrar;

(3) alters, counterfeits, or mutilates a certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a local health officer or by the state registrar; or

(4) uses an altered, a counterfeit, or a mutilated certified copy of a birth certificate;

commits a Level 6 felony.

[Pre-1993 Recodification Citation: 16-1-19-6.]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.20. Amended by P.L.41-2008, SEC.1; P.L.158-2013, SEC.239.