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The DC Code: § 7-206 Infants of unknown parentage.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
A person who assumes legal custody of a live born infant of unknown parentage shall report the following information to the Registrar, within 5 days after taking custody:
Date and place child was found;
Sex, race, and approximate birth date of child;
Name and address of the person or institution with whom the child has been placed for care;
Name given to the child by the custodian of the child; and
Any other data required by the Registrar.
The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of birth.
A report registered under this section shall constitute the certificate of birth for the child.
If the child is identified and a certificate of birth is obtained, the report registered under this section shall be sealed and placed in a special file and shall not be subject to inspection except upon order of the Court (or as provided by regulation).

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-206. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-34, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-201. DC CODE § 7-206 Current through December 11, 2012


(Oct. 8, 1981, D.C. Law 4-34, § 7, 28 DCR 3271.)