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§ 1-316. New certificate of birth

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and SafetyEffective: April 26, 2022

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 3. Vital Statistics
Effective: April 26, 2022
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-316
§ 1-316. New certificate of birth
A. The State Commissioner of Health shall establish a new certificate of birth for a person born in this state, when the Commissioner receives the following:
1. An adoption certificate as provided in the Oklahoma Adoption Code,1 or a certified copy of the decree of adoption together with the information necessary to identify the original certificate of birth and to establish a new certificate of birth; except that a new certificate of birth shall not be established if so requested by the court decreeing the adoption, the adoptive parents or the adopted person; and
2. A request that a new certificate be established and such evidence as required by regulation proving that such person has been legitimated, or that a court of competent jurisdiction has determined the paternity of such a person.
B. When a new certificate of birth is established, the actual place and date of birth shall be shown. It shall be substituted for the original certificate of birth:
1. Thereafter, the original certificate and the evidence of adoption, paternity or legitimation shall not be amended, nor shall it be subject to inspection except upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction or as otherwise specifically provided by law; and
2. Upon receipt of notice of annulment of adoption, the original certificate of birth shall be restored to its place in the files and the new certificate and evidence shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction. The original certificate shall be restored and may be amended in accordance with Section 1-321 of this title.
C. Beginning on the effective date of this act,2 the biological sex designation on a new certificate of birth issued under this section shall be either male or female and shall not be nonbinary or any symbol representing a nonbinary designation including but not limited to the letter “X”.

Credits

Laws 1963, c. 325, art. 3, § 316, operative July 1, 1963; Laws 1996, c. 297, § 27, emerg. eff. June 10, 1996; Laws 2011, c. 105, § 8, eff. Nov. 1, 2011; Laws 2022, c. 87, § 3, emerg. eff. April 26, 2022.

Footnotes

Title 10, § 7501-1.1 et seq.
O.S.L. 2022, c. 87, emerg. eff. April 26, 2022.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-316, OK ST T. 63 § 1-316
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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