BIRTH CERTIFICATE/STILLBORN INFANTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
Senate Bill 770 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 19, 2011
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
Intro. by Brock.

Status: Ch. SL 2011-357 (Senate Action) (Jun 27 2011)

Bill History:

S 770/S.L. 2011-357

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - More information

    AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/20/11, 6/8/11, and 6/15/11. Enacted June 27, 2011. Effective October 1, 2011.


  • Summary date: Jun 15 2011 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Entire bill is made effective October 1, 2011, and new provision specifies that if the spontaneous fetal death occurred in North Carolina prior to July 1, 2001, the State Registrar may not issue a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth unless the application for the certificate is accompanied by a certified copy of the fetal death report.


  • Summary date: Jun 8 2011 - More information

    Senate amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Rewrites proposed GS 130A-114(d) to remove the sentence stating that if a spontaneous fetal death occurred prior to July 1, 2002, the State Registrar is prohibited from issuing a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth unless the application for the certificate is accompanied by a certified copy of the fetal death report. Makes the act effective October 1, 2011, and applies to spontaneous fetal deaths that occur in the state on or after October 1, 2011.


  • Summary date: Apr 20 2011 - More information

    Adds new subsection (d) to GS 130A-114 to provide that either parent of a stillborn child may apply for a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, which must be based upon information available from the fetal death report. Provides that the certificate may not include any reference to the name of the stillborn child if the fetal death report does not include a name and the parent does not elect to provide a name. Requires that the certificate clearly indicate that it is not proof of a live birth. Provides that no certificate may issue for a fetal death that occurred prior to July 1, 2002 unless the application is accompanied by a certified copy of the fetal death report. Directs the Department of Health and Human Services to use available funds to implement this act.


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