§ 44-63-10 Duties of Department of Health and Environmental Control
§ 44-63-20 Establishment of bureau of vital statistics; system for registration of births and deaths
§ 44-63-30 State registrar of vital statistics
§ 44-63-40 County registrars, deputy registrars, and subregistrars
§ 44-63-55 Certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth
§ 44-63-60 Certificates to be furnished by state registrar
§ 44-63-70 State registrar shall prescribe forms and furnish copies to county registrars and appropriate agencies
§ 44-63-72 Death certificates filed by licensed embalmers and funeral directors; contents
§ 44-63-74 Electronic filing and transmission of death certificates; penalties; electronic signatures
§ 44-63-75 Social security or alien identification numbers on birth, death, divorce, and marriage application records
§ 44-63-80 Certified copies of birth certificates; to whom issued; “South Carolina Family Respect” pamphlet to be included with certified copies
§ 44-63-82 Matching of birth and death certificates
§ 44-63-84 Persons to whom death certificate may be issued
§ 44-63-86 Persons to whom marriage certificates and reports of divorce may be issued
§ 44-63-90 Issuance of certificate where birth has not been registered
§ 44-63-100 Registering birth by way of petition for Delayed Certificate of Birth Established by Court Order
§ 44-63-110 Fees
§ 44-63-120 Disposition of fees received by state registrar
§ 44-63-140 Supplementary or amended birth certificates for adopted children or adults
§ 44-63-150 Correction of mistakes in birth or death certificates
§ 44-63-160 Amendment of birth record of legitimized child
§ 44-63-161 Unlawful acts; penalties
§ 44-63-163 Birth certificate to be prepared after father is determined in paternity proceeding
§ 44-63-165 Birth certificate of illegitimate child to be prepared when father acknowledges paternity
§ 44-63-180 Persons who may register statistical record of birth

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 63

  • 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: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.