South Dakota Administrative Rules
44:09 - PUBLIC HEALTH STATISTICS
Chapter 44:09:05 - Amendment of records.
44:09:05:06 - Addition of given names on birth certificate

44:09:05:06. Addition of given names on birth certificates. Until the registrant's first birthday, any given name for a child whose birth was recorded without a given name may be added to the certificate by an affidavit signed by both parents or by one of the following:

(1) The mother in the case of a child born out of wedlock;

(2) The father in the case of the death or incapacity of the mother;

(3) The mother in the case of the death or incapacity of the father; or

(4) The guardian or agency having legal custody of the registrant.

After the first birthday, documentary evidence shall be submitted to substantiate the name being added.

Source: SL 1975, ch 16, ยง 1; 6 SDR 93, effective July 1, 1980; 26 SDR 89, effective January 9, 2000; 31 SDR 213, effective July 4, 2005.

General Authority: SDCL 34-25-51.

Law Implemented: SDCL 34-25-51.

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