CHAPTER 313

RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS; FEES FOR ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES AND SEARCHES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 3137, Chapter 31, Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended by striking out paragraphs (1), (2), (3) and (4) of subsection (a) thereof, and substituting in lieu thereof four new paragraphs to read as follows:

(1) For a search of the files and records, $1 an hour or fractional part thereof.

(2) For issuance of a certificate of birth registration, $1.

(3) For issuance of a certified copy of any record, $2.

(4) For issuance of a photostatic copy of any record, $2.50.

Section 2. § 3137, Chapter 31, Title 16, Delaware Code, is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new subsection to read as follows:

(d) The local registrar of the City of Wilmington, upon collecting any of the fees specified in subsection (a) of this section for issuance of any certified records, shall on or before the fifteenth day of the month following the receipt of such fees account for on forms provided by the State Registrar and transmit one-half of such fees to the State Board of Health for deposit with the State Treasurer.

Approved June 23, 1955.