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SECTION 4100-A
Definitions
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 41, TITLE 1
§ 4100-a. Definitions. As used or referred to in this article:

1. The term "certified copy" means a photographic reproduction in the
form of a photocopy or a microfilm print of the original certificate or
electronically produced print of the original certificate, commencing on
or after the implementation date under section forty-one hundred
forty-eight of this title, and certified by the commissioner, his
designated representative, a local registrar, deputy registrar or
sub-registrar as a true copy thereof.

2. The term "certified transcript" means a computer generated or other
reproduction of information abstracted from the original state or local
record the elements of which shall be as determined by the commissioner
and certified by the commissioner, his designated representative, a
local registrar or a deputy registrar as being an accurate abstract of
information contained in the original record.

3. The term "certification of birth" means a certification that a
certificate of birth is on file and shall contain only the name, sex,
date of birth and place of birth of the person to whom it relates and
none of the other data on a certificate of birth. When issued by the
local registrar or his deputy, it shall also contain the date of filing
of the certificate of birth. When issued by the commissioner or by his
designated representative, it shall also contain the dates of filing in
the local registration district, or a statement that the birth
certificate was filed within one year of the date of birth, and in the
state department of health of the original certificate of birth.

4. A "certification of death" shall contain only the name, the date of
death, and the place of death of the person to whom it relates, the date
of filing in the local registration district, or a statement that the
death certificate was filed within one year of the death of the person
to whom it relates, and none of the other data on the certificate of
death.

5. The term "electronic death registration system" means the data
system created and maintained by the department for collecting, storing,
recording, transmitting, amending, correcting and authenticating
information, as necessary and appropriate to complete a death
registration, and to generate such documents as determined by the
department, including permits or certificates, relating to a death
occurring in this state.