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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 8 Health and Sanita Chapter 8.08 Administration
8.08.050 Copies of Records.

Except as herein provided, the Health Officer shall charge and collect from every applicant seeking information respecting the record of any death or birth, and shall also charge and collect from every applicant for a certified copy of any death or birth certificate, a fee of $1 for making the search to determine whether such death or birth certificate is of record in his office.  Payment of an additional $1 fee shall entitle the applicant to a certified copy of any death or birth certificate, except that the total fee for the birth registration card as distinguished from a birth certificate, shall be only $1, if the same be found of record, and, if not of record, to a certificate so stating; provided, that local and federal governmental agencies or other official agencies may obtain such information by direct verification from the Bureau of Health or receive a certified copy of such certificate free of charge or fee, upon request by the agency involved or the individual concerned, such verification or certificate upon such request to be transmitted directly to the agency and not to the individual; and provided further, that verification of such record for use in connection with a claim based upon war veterans’ benefits shall be supplied free of charge or fee to the Veterans’ Administration or to the State Officer of Veterans’ Affairs for use as evidence of such claim involving war veterans’ benefits, upon the request of any war veteran or his duly appointed agent or the Director of Veterans’ Affairs or other agency processing such claim, such verification to be transmitted directly to the agency involved and not to the individual; and data relating to war veterans if requested by the director of Veterans’ Affairs shall be forwarded to said Director free of charge.