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§ 1-312. Infant of unknown parentage

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 3. Vital Statistics
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-312
§ 1-312. Infant of unknown parentage
(a) Whoever assumes the custody of a living infant of unknown parentage shall report, on a form and in the manner prescribed by the State Commissioner of Health within seven (7) days to the State Registrar, the following information:
(1) the date and place of finding.
(2) sex, color or race, and approximate age of child.
(3) name and address of the persons or institution with whom the child has been placed for care.
(4) and other data required by the Commissioner.
(b) The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of birth and the date of birth shall be determined by approximation.
(c) A report registered under this section shall constitute the certificate of birth for the infant.
(d) If the child is identified and a certificate of birth is found or obtained, any report registered under this section shall be sealed and filed and may be opened only by order of a court of competent jurisdiction.


Laws 1963, c. 325, art. 3, § 312, operative July 1, 1963; Laws 2011, c. 105, § 7, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-312, OK ST T. 63 § 1-312
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 90 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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