HB-4896, As Passed House, June 27, 2008
HOUSE BILL NO. 4896
A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled
"Public health code,"
by amending section 2882 (MCL 333.2882), as amended by 2002 PA 691.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 2882. (1) Except as otherwise provided in section 2890,
upon written request and payment of the prescribed fee, the state
registrar or local registrar shall issue the appropriate 1 of the
(a) A certified copy of a live birth record, an affidavit of
parentage filed after June 1, 1997, or a record of stillbirth filed
after June 1, 2003 to 1 of the following:
(i) The individual who is the subject of the record.
(ii) A parent named in the record.
(iii) An heir, a legal representative, or a legal guardian of
the individual who is the subject of the record.
(iv) A court of competent jurisdiction.
(b) If the live birth record is 100 or more years old, a
certified copy of the live birth record to any applicant.
(c) A certified copy of a death record, including the cause of
death, to any applicant.
(d) A certified copy of a marriage or divorce record to any
applicant, except as provided by rule.
(e) A certified copy of a fetal death record that was filed
before September 30, 1978, to any applicant.
(2) Upon written request of an adult who has been adopted and
payment of the prescribed fee, the state registrar shall issue to
that individual a copy of his or her original certificate of live
birth, if the written request identifies the name of the adult
adoptee and is accompanied by a copy of a central adoption registry
reply form that was completed by the
family independence agency
department of human services and delivered to that
as required by section
68(9) 68(8) of the Michigan
adoption code, chapter X of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288,
(3) Upon written request of a confidential intermediary
appointed under section 68b of the Michigan adoption code, chapter
X of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 710.68b,
presentation of a certified copy of the order of appointment,
identification of the name of the adult adoptee, and payment of the
required fee, the state registrar shall issue to the confidential
intermediary a copy of the original certificate of live birth of
the adult adoptee on whose behalf the intermediary was appointed.
(4) A copy of the original certificate of live birth provided
under subsection (2) or (3) shall have the following phrase marked
on the face of the copy: "This document is a copy of a sealed
record and is not the active birth certificate of the individual
whose name appears on this document".
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect
unless House Bill No. 6287 of the 94th Legislature is enacted into