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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 035 : TOWN CLERKS

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1164)
  • [Section 1164 effective until July 1, 2018; see also section 1164 effective July 1, 2018 set out below.]

    § 1164. Certified copies; form

    A town clerk shall furnish certified copies of any instrument on record in his or her office, or any instrument or paper filed in his or her office pursuant to law, on the tender of his or her fees therefor, and his or her attestation shall be a sufficient authentication of the copies, except that the town clerk shall not copy the word "illegitimate" from any birth certificate he or she furnishes. Copies of vital records for events occurring outside the State, filed with a town clerk pursuant to 18 V.S.A. § 5015, shall not be copied and certified. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. March 1, 1961; 1975, No. 8, § 1; 1979, No. 142 (Adj. Sess.), § 18.)

  • [Section 1164 effective July 1, 2018; see also section 1164 effective until July 1, 2018 set out above.]

    § 1164. Certified copies; form

    (a) A town clerk shall furnish certified copies of any instrument on record in his or her office, or any instrument or paper filed in his or her office pursuant to law, on the tender of fees therefor, and his or her attestation shall be a sufficient authentication of the copies, except that the town clerk shall redact the word "illegitimate" from any copy of a birth certificate he or she furnishes.

    (b) A town clerk shall furnish a certified copy of a vital event certificate only if authorized and as prescribed under 18 V.S.A. chapter 101. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. March, 1, 1961; 1975, No. 8, § 1; 1979, No. 142 (Adj. Sess.), § 18; 2017, No. 46, § 60, eff. July 1, 2018.)