3701-5-11 Record preservation by office of vital statistics.

The director shall preserve all vital records filed with the office of vital statistics in accordance with Chapter 3705. of the Revised Code by maintaining the original or a typewritten, photographic, electronic, or other reproduction of the vital record in the bureau of vital statistics. When one hundred twenty-five years have elapsed after the date of birth or fifty years have elapsed after the date of death, fetal death (stillbirth), abstracts of marriage, divorce, dissolution, or annulment, the director may transfer the certificate of birth, death, or fetal death, or abstract of marriage, divorce, dissolution of marriage, or annulment into the custody of the Ohio history connection. The director shall maintain an index for records that have not elapsed.

Effective: 7/3/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/11/2016 and 04/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3705.02
Rule Amplifies: 3705.02, 3705.03, 3705.04, 3705.05, 3705.06, 3705.07, 3705.071, 3705.08, 3705.08, 3705.091, 3705.10, 3705.11, 3705.11, 3705.12, 3705.13, 3705.14, 3705.15, 3705.16, 3705.17, 3705.28, 3705.19, 3705.20, 3705.21, 3705.22, 3705.23, 3705.24, 3705.241, 3705.242, 3705.25, 3705.26, 3705.27, 3705.28, 3705.29, 3705.99
Prior Effective Dates: 11/20/1994