Section 22-9A-20

Reproduction of vital records.

The State Registrar, to preserve vital records, may prepare typewritten, photographic, microfilm, digital, electronic, or other reproductions of certificates or reports in the Office of Vital Statistics. The reproductions, when certified by the State Registrar, shall be accepted for all legal purposes as the original records. The documents from which permanent reproductions have been made and verified may be disposed of as provided by the State Records Commission.

(Acts 1992, No. 92-607, p. 1255, §20.)