To preserve original documents, the state registrar of vital records is authorized to prepare typewritten, photographic, or other reproductions of original records and files in his or her office. These reproductions, when certified by him or her, shall be accepted as the original record.
(P.L. 1961, ch. 87, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 23-3-22
- Vital records: means records of birth, death, fetal death, marriage, divorce, and data related to those records. See Rhode Island General Laws 23-3-1