§ 31-10-10. Registration of live born infants of unknown parentage.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 31. HEALTH

Chapter 10. VITAL RECORDS

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 31-10-10. Registration of live born infants of unknown parentage

(a) Whoever assumes the custody of a live born infant of unknown parentage shall report on a form and in a manner prescribed by the state registrar within ten days to the State Office of Vital Records the following information:
(1) The date and place of finding;
(2) Sex, color or race, and approximate birth date or age of child;
(3) Name and address of the person or institution with whom the child has been placed for care;
(4) Name given to the child by the custodian of the child; and
(5) Other data required by the state registrar.
(b) The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of birth.
(c) A report registered under this Code section shall constitute the certificate of birth for the child.
(d) If the child is subsequently identified and a certificate of birth is found or obtained, the report registered under this Code section shall be placed in a special file and shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction or as provided by regulation.

Cite as OCGA § 31-10-10

History. Amended by 2004 Ga. Laws 522, §11, eff. 7/1/2004.