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Chapter 193

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  193.095.  Parentage unknown — report of custodian constitutes certificate — inspection by court order only. — 1.  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 seven days to the local registrar the following information:

  (1)  The date and place of finding;

  (2)  Sex, color or race, and approximate birth date 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;

  (5)  Other data required by the state registrar.

  2.  The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of birth.

  3.  A report registered under this section shall constitute the certificate of birth for the child.

  4.  If the child is identified and a certificate of birth is found or obtained, the report registered under this 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 of the department.


(L. 1984 S.B. 574)

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