|§ 432.235||Requirements for amending or correcting vital record|
|§ 432.245||Replacing records of live birth; restoring records of live birth|
|§ 432.250||Access to adoption records|
Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 432 > Amendments to Vital Records
- Amendment: means a change to an item that appears on a certified copy of a vital record after a certified copy has been issued. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Certified copy: means the document, in either paper or electronic format, issued by the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics and containing all or a part of the information contained on the original vital record, and which, when issued by the state registrar, has the full force and effect of the original vital record. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- City: includes any incorporated village or town. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
- Correction: means a change to an item that is not included in a certified copy of a vital record, or a change to an item that is included in a certified copy provided that no certified copy has been issued. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- Court of competent jurisdiction: means a court within the United States with jurisdiction over a person subject to regulation under this chapter. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Legal representative: means a licensed attorney representing the registrant or other qualified applicant. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- Live birth: means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, that, after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
- Person: includes individuals, corporations, associations, firms, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint stock companies. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
- Record: means a report that has been registered by the state registrar. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- Record of foreign live birth: means a document registered by the state registrar for a person born in a foreign country who may or may not be a citizen of the United States and who was adopted under the laws of this state. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- Report: means a document, whether in paper or electronic format, containing information related to a vital event submitted by a person required to submit the information to the state registrar for the purpose of registering a vital event. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- State: includes a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia and New York City. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
- United States: includes territories, outlying possessions and the District of Columbia. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
- Vital record: means a report of a live birth, death, fetal death, marriage, declaration of domestic partnership, dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership and related data that have been accepted for registration and incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005