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Title 18: Health

Chapter 101: VITAL RECORDS GENERALLY

18 V.S.A. § 5002. Returns; tables



§ 5002. Returns; tables

The commissioner of health shall prepare from the returns of births, marriages, civil unions, deaths, fetal deaths, and divorces required by law to be transmitted to the commissioner such tables and append thereto such recommendations as he or she deems proper, and during the month of July in each even year, shall cause the same to be published as directed by the board. The commissioner shall file and preserve all such returns. The commissioner shall periodically transmit the original returns or photostatic or photographic copies to the state archivist who shall keep the returns, or photostatic or photographic copies of the returns, on file for use by the public. The commissioner and the state archivist shall each, independently of the other, have power to issue certified copies of such records. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. March 1, 1961; 1969, No. 265 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 1979, No. 56, § 7; 1999, No. 91 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 2007, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.)