South Dakota Administrative Rules
44:09 - PUBLIC HEALTH STATISTICS
Chapter 44:09:05 - Amendment of records.
44:09:05:02 - Requirements for amending vital records

44:09:05:02. Requirements for amending vital records. Unless otherwise provided in this chapter or in statute, the Department of Health shall make all amendments to vital records. The following information is required:

(1) An affidavit of correction setting forth the following:

(a) Information to identify the certificate;

(b) The incorrect data as it is listed on the certificate; and

(c) The correct data as it should appear; or

(2) An order from a court of competent jurisdiction which directs that the record be amended and provides the following information:

(a) Information to identify the certificate;

(b) The incorrect data as it is listed on the certificate; and

(c) The correct data as it should appear.

Source: SL 1975, ch 16, ยง 1; 6 SDR 93, effective July 1, 1980; 24 SDR 60, effective November 13, 1997; 26 SDR 89, effective January 9, 2000.

General Authority:SDCL 34-25-51.

Law Implemented:SDCL 34-25-51.

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