901 KAR 5:010. State registrar.


      RELATES TO: KRS 213.026, 213.031


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 213.026 requires the Secretary for Health Services to designate a state registrar of vital statistics to be known as "state registrar", to perform duties established in KRS 213.031. This administrative regulation establishes the responsibility of the state registrar to sign certified copies of vital records issued in the Commonwealth.


      Section 1. State Registrar of Vital Statistics. (1) The Secretary for Health Services shall designate a State Registrar of Vital Statistics in accordance with KRS 213.026.

      (2) The state registrar shall sign each certified copy of birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record issued by the Cabinet for Health Services.

      (3) The state registrar shall be the Director of the Vital Statistics program of the cabinet. A copy of the appointment and signature of the state registrar shall be on file with the office of the Secretary of State. (1 Ky.R. 635; eff. 4-9-75; Am. 27 Ky.R. 3166; 28 Ky.R. 90; eff. 7-16-2001.)