02RS HB523


WWW Version

HB 523 (BR 1766) - J. Vincent, R. Damron

     AN ACT relating to vital records.
     Amend KRS 213.011 to define "authorized representative;" amend KRS 213.041 to require uniform forms and procedures to use in issuing vital records; require certified copies of vital records to contain security features; amend KRS 213.131 to limit access to vital records to the registrant, his or her spouse, children, parents, or authorized representative; and identify conditions under which vital records can be obtained.


     HCS - Remove provision which permits an adopted person over the age of 21 to obtain his or her original birth certificate.

     HCA (1/Title, G. Lindsay) - Delete title and insert in lieu thereof "AN ACT relating to the security of vital records."

     HFA (1, J. Vincent) - Add new language allowing Commonwealth's attorneys and county attorneys to request certified copies of vital records relating to a case in their respective jurisdictions; add new language providing that media request shall be in the form of an open record request and that the request shall be in the course of their employment.

     Jan 29-introduced in House
     Jan 30-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 11-posting waived
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2002; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 66-22 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Judiciary (S)

Kentucky Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page