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SECTION 4179
Vital records; fees; city of New York
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 41, TITLE 7
* § 4179. Vital records; fees; city of New York. Notwithstanding the
provisions of paragraph one of subdivision a of section 207.13 of the
health code of the city of New York, the department of health shall
charge, and the applicant shall pay, for a search of two consecutive
calendar years under one name and the issuance of a certificate of
birth, death or termination of pregnancy, or a certification of birth or
death, or a certification that the record cannot be found, a fee of
fifteen dollars for each copy. Provided, however, that no such fee shall
be charged when the department of corrections and community supervision
or a local correctional facility as defined in subdivision sixteen of
section two of the correction law requests a certificate of birth or
certification of birth for the purpose of providing such certificate of
birth or certification of birth to an incarcerated individual in
anticipation of such incarcerated individual's release from custody or
to obtain a death certificate to be used for administrative purposes for
an incarcerated individual who has died under custody or when the office
of children and family services or an authorized agency requests a
certified copy or certified transcript of birth for a youth placed in
the custody of the local commissioner of social services or the custody
of the office of children and family services pursuant to article three
of the family court act for the purpose of providing such certified copy
or certified transcript of birth to such youth in anticipation of
discharge from placement.

* NB Effective until September 1, 2022

* § 4179. Vital records; fees; city of New York. Notwithstanding the
provisions of paragraph one of subdivision a of section 207.13 of the
health code of the city of New York, the department of health shall
charge, and the applicant shall pay, for a search of two consecutive
calendar years under one name and the issuance of a certificate of
birth, death or termination of pregnancy, or a certification of birth or
death, or a certification that the record cannot be found, a fee of
fifteen dollars for each copy. Provided, however, that no such fee shall
be charged when the department of corrections and community supervision
or a local correctional facility as defined in subdivision sixteen of
section two of the correction law requests a certificate of birth or
certification of birth for the purpose of providing such certificate of
birth or certification of birth to an incarcerated individual in
anticipation of such incarcerated individual's release from custody or
to obtain a death certificate to be used for administrative purposes for
an incarcerated individual who has died under custody or when the office
of children and family services or an authorized agency requests a
certified copy or certified transcript of birth for a youth placed in
the custody of the local commissioner of social services or the custody
of the office of children and family services pursuant to article three
of the family court act for the purpose of providing such certified copy
or certified transcript of birth to such youth in anticipation of
discharge from placement. Whenever a request is made by the department
of corrections and community supervision for a certified copy or
certified transcript of birth on behalf of an incarcerated individual
pursuant to this section, a certified copy of the sentence and
commitment or certificate of conviction shall be deemed to grant
authorization by the incarcerated individual to the department to submit
such request on their behalf, and no other authorization shall be
required.

* NB Effective September 1, 2022