[Rev. 3/27/2014 6:55:27 PM]

 

This chapter of NAC has changes which have been adopted but have not been codified; you can see those changes by viewing the following regulation(s) on the Nevada Register of Administrative Regulations: R105-12, R126-12

[NAC-440 Revised Date: 7-11]

CHAPTER 440 - VITAL STATISTICS

REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS

440.010              “State Registrar” defined.

440.020              Severability.

440.021              Examination of certificate: Procedure; requirements; abbreviated form; definition.

440.0215            Index of statistical information: Procedure for use; contents.

440.022              Furnishing of statistical information to agencies; requirement for confidentiality of information.

440.023              Alteration or correction of certificate: Request.

440.026              Alteration or correction of certificate: Filing of affidavit with State Registrar or local registrar.

440.030              Alteration or correction of certificate: Principal and supplementary affidavits.

440.035              Alteration or correction of certificate: Changes which require court order.

440.040              Alteration or correction of certificate: Minor alterations.

440.050              Preparation of new certificate to replace unusable certificate.

440.060              Replacement certificates.

440.070              Issuance of certified copies of certificates.

440.075              Statistical portion of certificate; quality and color of paper.

440.080              Addition of child’s name to birth certificate.

440.090              Form for recording birth of foundling child.

440.100              Preparation of new birth certificate to delete illegitimacy notation.

440.110              Preparation of new birth certificate where child legitimated or paternity acknowledged.

440.120              Preparation of new birth certificate where child adopted.

440.130              Preparation of new birth certificates for persons having undergone sexual transformation.

440.140              Preparation of new birth certificate when ordered by court.

440.150              Preparation of new birth certificate: Signatures.

440.155              Abstracted certificate of birth: Issuance; contents.

440.160              Certification of cause of death.

440.165              Statement of the cause of death.

440.170              Attendance at death.

440.180              Death not attended.

440.190              Disinterment.

440.210              Registration of birth: Submission of fee to Health Division.

DELAYED BIRTH CERTIFICATES

440.300              “Delayed certificate of birth” defined.

440.310              Prerequisites for filing delayed birth certificate.

440.320              Documentary evidence: General requirements.

440.330              Documentary evidence: Order of preference.

440.340              Documentary evidence: Sufficiency; investigation of case.

440.350              Certificate in absence of documentary evidence.

440.360              Signing of delayed birth certificate.

FEES

440.400              Fees.

 

 

 

REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS

     NAC 440.010  “State Registrar” defined. (NRS 440.120)  As used in this chapter, “State Registrar” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 440.060. The term includes the State Registrar’s appointed deputies.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 1 § 1.2, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A by R060-97, 1-30-98)

      NAC 440.020  Severability. (NRS 440.120)  If any provision of NAC 440.010 to 440.210, inclusive, is declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, the remainder of those provisions are not affected thereby.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 14, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.021  Examination of certificate: Procedure; requirements; abbreviated form; definition. (NRS 440.120, 440.170)

     1.  A person who wishes to examine a certificate must:

     (a) Identify his or her relationship to the person who is named on the certificate;

     (b) Specify the type of information he or she wishes to obtain by examining the certificate; and

     (c) Pay any applicable fees.

     2.  The State Registrar may allow a person to examine a certificate if:

     (a) The State Registrar or the State Registrar’s designee determines that the person has a direct and tangible interest in the matter recorded on the certificate;

     (b) The State Registrar or the State Registrar’s designee determines that the certificate does not contain any information that is confidential or the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy which would result in irreparable harm to the person named on the certificate or to the members of the immediate family of the person named on the certificate; or

     (c) The person submits to the State Registrar a copy of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction that states that the person may examine the certificate in its entirety.

     3.  The State Registrar may allow a person who cannot comply with the requirements set forth in subsection 2 to examine an abbreviated form of the certificate that contains any information the State Registrar has determined would not constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy which would result in irreparable harm to the person named on the certificate or to the members of the immediate family of the person named on the certificate.

     4.  As used in this section, “examine” does not include obtaining a copy of a certificate.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R060-97, eff. 1-30-98)

      NAC 440.0215  Index of statistical information: Procedure for use; contents. (NRS 440.120, 440.170)  Except as otherwise provided in NAC 440.022, the State Registrar or the State Registrar’s designee may provide an index that contains information from the vital statistics records that he or she maintains to a person who does not have a direct and tangible interest in that information if:

     1.  The person who requests the information:

     (a) Submits evidence that is satisfactory to the State Registrar or the State Registrar’s designee that the person is requesting the information for a legitimate research purpose;

     (b) Specifically describes the type of information he or she is requesting; and

     (c) Pays all applicable fees; and

     2.  The index contains:

     (a) Only names of persons and their corresponding places and dates of birth or death; or

     (b) Other information set forth in the vital statistics records the State Registrar maintains but does not identify the persons to whom that information relates.

Ê The index must not contain any social security numbers or residential addresses.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R060-97, eff. 1-30-98)

      NAC 440.022  Furnishing of statistical information to agencies; requirement for confidentiality of information. (NRS 440.120, 440.175)  The State Registrar may furnish any federal, state, local or other public or private agency with any information contained in the vital statistics records the State Registrar maintains if the agency:

     1.  Is required by state or federal law to maintain the confidentiality of the information; or

     2.  Agrees in writing to maintain the confidentiality of the information.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R060-97, eff. 1-30-98)

      NAC 440.023  Alteration or correction of certificate: Request. (NRS 440.120)

     1.  A request to alter or correct information other than medical information on a certificate of:

     (a) Birth must originate with the person whose birth is registered on the certificate or the person’s parent, guardian or legal representative.

     (b) Death or fetal death must originate with the funeral director, certifier or informant listed on the certificate.

     2.  A request to alter or correct the medical information on a certificate of birth, death or fetal death must originate with the certifier of the medical information on the record.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.026  Alteration or correction of certificate: Filing of affidavit with State Registrar or local registrar. (NRS 440.120)

     1.  A person who requests that the State Registrar or local registrar alter or correct a certificate of birth, death or fetal death must prepare an affidavit in support of the request and file it with the State Registrar or the local registrar in the county in which the certificate originated if:

     (a) The certificate has been sent to the State Registrar and he or she has assigned it a file number;

     (b) Any certified copy has been issued; or

     (c) The proposed alteration is a major one.

     2.  Except as otherwise provided in NAC 440.035, if the State Registrar finds that the evidence supporting a request for a major alteration is satisfactory, the State Registrar shall alter the original certificate and send a copy of it to the local registrar.

     3.  A local registrar who receives such an affidavit:

     (a) Shall not alter his or her copy of the certificate; and

     (b) Shall replace the existing copy in his or her files with a copy of the certificate after alteration by the State Registrar.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.030  Alteration or correction of certificate: Principal and supplementary affidavits. (NRS 440.120)

     1.  An affidavit for alteration or correction of a certificate must consist of two parts as follows:

     (a) The first part must consist of a principal affidavit in which the affiant sets forth the facts that are not correctly stated on the certificate and also sets forth the changes necessary to correct the certificate.

     (b) The second part must consist of a supplementary affidavit corroborating the facts contained in the principal affidavit. The supplementary affidavit must be executed by a person other than the affiant of the principal affidavit.

     2.  The State Registrar or the local registrar may accept the affidavit for alteration or correction of a certificate only if the affiants:

     (a) Have signed both parts and these signatures are notarized; and

     (b) Have personal knowledge of the facts stated therein.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 3 §§ 3.1-3.2, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.035  Alteration or correction of certificate: Changes which require court order. (NRS 440.120)  The State Registrar or local registrar shall not alter or correct any certificate without an order from a court of competent jurisdiction if that proposed alteration:

     1.  Consists of the substitution of the name of a different person as surviving spouse of the deceased on a death certificate where the evidence offered to support the action is contradictory or otherwise unsatisfactory;

     2.  Consists of the substitution of a different surname for a child whose birth is registered on the certificate or a different name for either of his or her parents; or

     3.  Would indicate some other fundamental change in a legal relationship or other material changes.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.040  Alteration or correction of certificate: Minor alterations. (NRS 440.120)

     1.  A person who requests that the State Registrar or a local registrar alter or correct a certificate of birth, death or fetal death need not prepare an affidavit in support of the request if:

     (a) The original certificate is still held by the local registrar, or if it has been sent to the State Registrar and he or she has not yet assigned it a file number;

     (b) No certified copy of the certificate has been issued; and

     (c) The proposed alteration is minor.

     2.  If the state or local registrar finds that the evidence supporting a request for a minor alteration of a certificate is satisfactory, he or she shall alter the original.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 3 §§ 3.3-3.6, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.050  Preparation of new certificate to replace unusable certificate. (NRS 440.120)  The State Registrar may require the preparation of a new certificate if any certificate is found to be illegible, nonpermanent or otherwise unusable.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 2, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.060  Replacement certificates. (NRS 440.120)

     1.  The State Registrar may prepare a replacement certificate.

     2.  To the extent possible the information on the certificate must be copied directly from the old certificate to the new certificate.

     3.  Except for the local registrar’s signature, the signatures required for the certificate must be typed in conformity with the signatures appearing on the original certificate. The item labeled “Registrar Signature” must be signed by the State Registrar.

     4.  The original certificate must be retained for permanent filing.

     5.  Notation must be clearly placed upon the new certificate that it is a replacement certificate for an original certificate on file.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 12, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.070  Issuance of certified copies of certificates. (NRS 440.120, 440.650)

     1.  The district health officer of Washoe County and the district health officer of Clark County may issue a certified copy of a certificate of birth or death if the certificate was originally filed with that district health office. The district health officer shall issue a certified copy in the manner set forth in NRS 440.650.

     2.  As used in NRS 440.650, a “direct and tangible interest” means a:

     (a) Direct relationship by blood or marriage to the person named on the certificate;

     (b) Legal relationship to the person named on the certificate; or

     (c) Requirement imposed by law or otherwise to facilitate legal process.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 9, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A 5-19-92)

 

      NAC 440.075  Statistical portion of certificate; quality and color of paper. (NRS 440.120, 440.303)

     1.  The statistical portion of a certificate of birth, death or fetal death is for medical and health use only and must not be reproduced as part of a certified copy.

     2.  A certified copy of a certificate of birth, death or fetal death must be made on paper of the following quality:

     (a) Banknote paper; or

     (b) Paper designed for use in a microfilm copier.

     3.  When the State Registrar prepares a new birth certificate in the English language pursuant to the provisions of NRS 440.303, the State Registrar shall prepare the certificate on banknote paper of a different color from that used for preparing copies of certificates for births occurring in this state.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.080  Addition of child’s name to birth certificate. (NRS 440.120, 440.300)

     1.  The form known as “affidavit for correction of a record” must be used for a supplementary report of a given name when the given name has been omitted on the original certificate.

     2.  The affidavits must be completed during the lifetime of the child in accordance with the procedures for correction of a certificate now on file described in NAC 440.030 and 440.040.

     3.  The name of the child must be entered on the face of the certificate when possible, and the proper notation made on the reverse side of the certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 4, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.090  Form for recording birth of foundling child. (NRS 440.120, 440.330)  The form to be used in recording the birth of a foundling child must be the standard certificate of birth. In such cases, the certificate must be completed in the manner directed by the State Registrar.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 5, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.100  Preparation of new birth certificate to delete illegitimacy notation. (NRS 440.120, 440.315)  In the case specified by NRS 440.315, the information required for the new certificate must be obtained from the old certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 6 § 6.2, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.110  Preparation of new birth certificate where child legitimated or paternity acknowledged. (NRS 440.120, 440.325)  In the case specified by NRS 440.325, all information needed for the new certificate except the name of the child, the information related to the father and the name of the informant must be obtained from the original certificate. The name of the child and the name, age and state of birth of the father must be obtained from the document filed by the father. The name of the father may appear on the line “Informant.”

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 6 § 6.3, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A by R046-99, 9-27-99)

      NAC 440.120  Preparation of new birth certificate where child adopted. (NRS 440.120, 440.310)  In preparing a new certificate of birth pursuant to NRS 440.310, the items specified by the adoption decree must be completed as specified. If the information needed to complete the items labeled “Child” and “Certifier” is not specified by the adoption decree, the information must be transcribed directly from the original certificate. The information needed to complete the items labeled “Mother” and “Father” in the upper section of the certificate must be collected on a form devised for that purpose by the State Registrar. The item labeled “Informant” may show the name of one of the parents named on the certificate. All other items must be transcribed directly from the original certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 6 § 6.5, eff. 7-3-76; A 2-24-78]

      NAC 440.130  Preparation of new birth certificates for persons having undergone sexual transformation. (NRS 440.120, 440.305)

     1.  The State Registrar may prepare a new certificate of birth for a person having a sexual transformation only upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

     2.  The court order must specify those facts to be changed on the new certificate. All other items must remain as on the original certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 11, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.140  Preparation of new birth certificate when ordered by court. (NRS 440.120, 440.305)  When the preparation of a new birth certificate is ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction, the items specified by the court order must be completed as specified. All other items must be transcribed directly from the original certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 6 § 6.4, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.150  Preparation of new birth certificate: Signatures. (NRS 440.120)  On any new birth certificate prepared by the State Registrar as specified in NAC 440.100 to 440.140, inclusive, the item labeled “Certifier Signature” must be typed in conformity with the signature appearing on the original certificate and the item labeled “Registrar Signature” must be signed by the State Registrar.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 6 § 6.1, eff. 7-3-76]

      NAC 440.155  Abstracted certificate of birth: Issuance; contents. (NRS 440.120, 440.670)  A county health officer may issue an abstracted certificate of birth if the abstracted certificate contains at least the following information:

     1.  Name of the person whose birth is recorded on the certificate;

     2.  Date of the birth of the person whose birth is recorded on the certificate;

     3.  Number of the original certificate;

     4.  Race or ethnicity of the person whose birth is recorded on the certificate;

     5.  Maiden name of the mother of the person whose birth is recorded on the certificate;

     6.  Sex of the person whose birth is recorded on the certificate;

     7.  Date of issuance of the original certificate; and

     8.  Date of issuance of the abstracted certificate.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R060-97, eff. 1-30-98)

      NAC 440.160  Certification of cause of death. (NRS 440.120, 440.380)

     1.  The person who is required to certify the cause of death shall complete the portions of the death certificate pertaining to the cause of death and the certification of death and return the certificate to the undertaker or person acting as undertaker who presented it to him or her within 48 hours after such presentation.

     2.  If the death did not occur in a hospital or other institution and the death was attended by a physician who will not be available within 48 hours after the death, the certificate must be presented to an associate physician who has access to the attending physician’s medical files on the deceased. The associate physician shall complete and return the death certificate.

     3.  If the death occurred in a hospital or other institution and the death was attended by a physician who will not be available within 48 hours after the death, the certificate must be presented to the chief medical officer of the institution or an associate physician who has access to the medical records of the deceased. The chief medical officer or associate physician shall complete and return the death certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 7, eff. 2-24-78]

      NAC 440.165  Statement of the cause of death. (NRS 440.120, 440.380, 440.410)

     1.  The statement of the cause of death in a medical certificate of death must be:

     (a) Written legibly; and

     (b) Expressed clearly and concisely.

     2.  The State Registrar or local registrar shall return a medical certificate of death to the certifier to be corrected or made more definite if the statement:

     (a) Consists of only the term “natural causes”;

     (b) Contains any other indefinite or obsolete term which denotes only the symptom of a disease or the conditions resulting from a disease;

     (c) Is illogically or confusingly written; or

     (d) Contains personal abbreviations or is written in shorthand.

     3.  Part I of the statement of the cause of death in the standard certificate of death approved by the United States Public Health Service may contain only the sequence of disease or the injury or other trauma directly resulting in death, as follows:

     (a) Line “A” must show the immediate (primary) cause of death;

     (b) Line “B” must show the contributory or intermediate cause of death; and

     (c) Line “C” must show the underlying cause of death.

Ê The underlying cause of death must be the last cause listed. If there is no intermediate cause, the underlying cause must be entered on line “B”. If the immediate cause and the underlying cause are synonymous, only one entry is necessary.

     4.  Part II of the statement of the cause of death must show the diseases, injuries or other factors which are medically or statistically significant but not directly related to the cause of death.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.170  Attendance at death. (NRS 439.200, 440.120)  Except as otherwise provided in NAC 440.180, a death shall be considered to have been attended by a physician if the deceased:

     1.  Had seen the physician professionally within 30 days preceding the death;

     2.  Was pronounced dead by a registered nurse pursuant to NRS 440.415; or

     3.  Was diagnosed by a physician as having an anticipated life expectancy of not more than 6 months.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 8 § 8.1, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A by R045-99, 9-27-99)

      NAC 440.180  Death not attended. (NRS 439.200, 440.120)  If the deceased had been under a physician’s care under the conditions set forth in NAC 440.170, but the cause of death was unrelated to the purpose for which the deceased consulted the physician, the death shall not be considered to have been attended and must be referred to the local health officer.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 8 §§ 8.2 & 8.2.1, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A by R045-99, 9-27-99)

      NAC 440.190  Disinterment. (NRS 440.120)

     1.  Within a reasonable time after any disinterment or removal of human remains, the funeral director or person who performed the disinterment shall send a copy of the permit for the disinterment to the State Registrar.

     2.  Upon receipt of the copy, the State Registrar shall:

     (a) Change the statement of the place of interment on the certificate of death to show the new place of interment if the remains have been interred in a new place; and

     (b) Send a copy of the changed certificate to the local registrar in the county of the new place of interment.

     [Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 13, eff. 7-3-76]—(NAC A 12-3-84)

      NAC 440.210  Registration of birth: Submission of fee to Health Division. (NRS 439.150, 440.120)  Each person who is legally responsible for registering the birth of a child shall submit a fee to the Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services for each birth as follows:

 

 

     1.  If paid on or before the 30th day after the date of the birth of the child, the fee is $71.

     2.  If paid more than 30 days after the date of the birth of the child, the fee is $73.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 9-16-92; A 10-22-93; R046-99, 9-27-99; R072-03, 10-22-2003; R072-03, 10-22-2003, eff. 7-1-2004; R197-07, 4-17-2008; R197-07, 4-17-2008, eff. 7-1-2008)

DELAYED BIRTH CERTIFICATES

     NAC 440.300  “Delayed certificate of birth” defined. (NRS 440.120, 440.620)  As used in NAC 440.300 to 440.360, inclusive, “delayed certificate of birth” means a certificate of a person’s birth filed more than 4 years after the time prescribed for its filing.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 1, eff. 4-11-80]

      NAC 440.310  Prerequisites for filing delayed birth certificate. (NRS 440.120, 440.620)

     1.  A person for whom a delayed certificate of birth is to be filed must have been born in Nevada, and a birth certificate for the person must not have been previously filed in this state.

     2.  Before filing a delayed certificate of birth, the State Registrar of Vital Statistics must find that the following facts have been established concerning the person whose birth is to be registered:

     (a) Date of birth;

     (b) Birthplace; and

     (c) Parentage.

     3.  An applicant for the filing of a delayed certificate must present at least two documents from independent sources to prove those facts unless such documentary evidence is not available. If it is not, the applicant must present all other evidence available to him or her. In certain cases, to be determined by the Registrar, the applicant’s inability to furnish documentary evidence does not preclude the Registrar from filing the certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 2 §§ 2.1-2.3, eff. 4-11-80]

      NAC 440.320  Documentary evidence: General requirements. (NRS 440.120, 440.620)

     1.  Any document presented must be at least 5 years old in order to be considered as evidence, except where:

     (a) The person whose birth is involved is less than 12 years of age; or

     (b) The Registrar determines to take into account more recent records in his or her investigation of the case.

     2.  Any document not otherwise authenticated must be accompanied by an affidavit from the applicant declaring the authenticity of the document or the applicant’s belief in the truth of its contents.

     3.  Documents that show erasures or alterations must not be accepted as proof of the facts of birth.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 2 §§ 2.3.1-2.3.3, eff. 4-11-80]

      NAC 440.330  Documentary evidence: Order of preference. (NRS 440.120, 440.620)  The types of evidence which the State Registrar of Vital Statistics may accept to establish the facts necessary for the filing of a delayed certificate of birth follow in the order of preference:

     1.  A hospital record of birth.

     2.  A physician’s record of birth.

     3.  A certificate of baptism or confirmation, a cradle roll or other church record.

     4.  An affidavit. If the affidavit is to prove the date of the applicant’s birth, the affiant must state why he or she knows and remembers the date. The relationship of the affiant to the applicant must be stated in the affidavit.

 

 

     5.  An entrance record from a school.

     6.  An insurance policy or a copy of a signed application for an insurance policy.

     7.  A certificate of discharge from the Armed Forces.

     8.  A record in a family bible if the information was recorded before the applicant’s fourth birthday.

     9.  A driver’s license.

     10.  A marriage record.

     11.  A record of a voter’s registration.

     12.  An employment record.

     13.  A birth certificate of the applicant’s child.

     14.  A record from an organization of which the applicant is or was a member.

     15.  Any other relevant document.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 3, eff. 4-11-80]

      NAC 440.340  Documentary evidence: Sufficiency; investigation of case. (NRS 440.120, 440.620, 440.630)

     1.  The State Registrar of Vital Statistics or the State Registrar’s designated representative shall determine whether documentary evidence submitted is sufficient to warrant the filing of a delayed certificate of birth.

     2.  The Registrar or such a representative may institute a thorough and independent investigation of a case.

     3.  If an investigation is made, the Registrar shall include a summary of findings as part of the certificate.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 4, eff. 4-11-80]

      NAC 440.350  Certificate in absence of documentary evidence. (NRS 440.120, 440.620, 440.630)  Where an applicant for a delayed certificate of birth has been unable to furnish documentary evidence, a complete statement of the facts and the reason for the absence of such evidence must be placed on the certificate and shown on any certified copies thereof.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 2 § 2.3.4, eff. 4-11-80]

      NAC 440.360  Signing of delayed birth certificate. (NRS 440.120, 440.620)

     1.  If the applicant is 12 years of age or over, the applicant must sign the delayed certificate of birth, attesting under oath to his or her belief in the truth of the statements made concerning the applicant’s age, birthplace and parentage.

     2.  If the applicant is under 12 years of age, the certificate may be signed by the applicant or by the parents or guardian of the applicant.

     [Bd. of Health, Delayed Birth Certificates Art. 5, eff. 4-11-80]

FEES

      NAC 440.400  Fees. (NRS 440.175, 440.700)

     1.  A health district shall remit to the State Registrar:

     (a) For each registration of a birth or death in its district.............................................................. $2

     (b) For each copy issued of a certificate of birth in its district, other than a copy issued pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 3 of NRS 440.175.................................................................................................. 7

     (c) For each copy issued of a certificate of death in its district........................................................ 1

     2.  Except as otherwise provided in NRS 440.700, the State Registrar will charge and collect the following fees:

     (a) For searching the files for one name, if no copy is made....................................................... $10

     (b) For verifying a vital record.................................................................................................... 10

     (c) For establishing and filing a record of paternity, other than a hospital-based paternity, and providing a certified copy of the new record....................................................................................................... 40

     (d) For a certified copy of a record of birth............................................................................... $20

     (e) For a certified copy of a record of death originating in a county in which the board of county commissioners has not created an account for the support of the office of the county coroner pursuant to NRS 259.025 20

     (f) For a certified copy of a record of death originating in a county in which the board of county commissioners has created an account for the support of the office of the county coroner pursuant to NRS 259.025. 20

     (g) For correcting a record on file with the State Registrar and providing a certified copy of the corrected record     40

     (h) For replacing a record on file with the State Registrar and providing a certified copy of the new record  40

     (i) For filing a delayed certificate of birth and providing a certified copy of the certificate.............. 40

     (j) For the services of a notary public provided by the State Registrar............................................ 2

     (k) For an index of records of marriage provided on microfiche to a person other than a county clerk or a county recorder of a county of this State......................................................................................... 200

     (l) For an index of records of divorce provided on microfiche to a person other than a county clerk or a county recorder of a county in this State.................................................................................................... 100

     (m) For compiling data files which require specific changes in computer programming................ 500

     (Added to NAC by St. Registrar of Vital Statistics by R092-10, eff. 10-15-2010)