St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 11.62 Births, Deaths and Burial Part V
St. Louis City Revised Code (annotated) has been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.
Official printed copies of St. Louis City Revised Code may be obtained from the Register's Office at the St. Louis City Hall.
Births, Deaths and Burial
PART V BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
58.215 Coroner to file death certificates with registrar of vital statistics
58.700--58.765 Medical examiner
City Counselor Ops.: 8769
Medical examiner appointed by Mayor of City of St. Louis replaces office or coroner. State ex rel. McClellan v. Godfrey, 519 S.W. 2d 4 (1975)
The health commissioner shall establish in the division of health a bureau of vital statistics to provide the citizens of the City of St. Louis with the vital statistics services as provided for in the state statutes. The bureau of vital statistics shall be open for business during the normal business hours of the City offices as provided by law. The vital statistics bureau shall be governed by the statutes of Missouri and ordinances of the City of St. Louis.
(Ord. 55000 § 1 (part), 1968: 1948 C. Ch. 10 § 32: 1960 C. § 425.010.)
193.010--193.380 Uniform vital statistics law
32.04, 32.37 Vital statistics regulation is within police power
24.226 Power to make regulations on vital statistics
1. For each certified copy of a birth record . . . . . $10.00
2. For each certified copy of a wallet-sized birth record . . . . . 10.00
3. A lamination fee for a wallet-sized birth record . . . . . 2.00
4. For each certified copy of a death record . . . . . 10.00
5. A nonrefundable fee for each 5-year period searched when the document is not found within the 5-year period searched. This fee is for requests submitted by mail as well as requests submitted in person over the counter . . . . . 10.00
(Ord. 62683 § 2, 1992: prior Ord. 57978 § 1, 1980: prior Ord. 55000 § 1 (part), 1968: Ord. 49564 § 1, 1959: Ord. 48139 § 1, 1956: 1948 C. Ch. 10 § 33: 1960 C. § 425.020.)
11.62.360 Late birth registrations.
Whenever a person was born in the City and on record of the registration of his birth exists, such birth may be registered in the manner provided for such registration in the Missouri statutes, by filling out blank registration papers secured from the bureau of vital statistics of the division of health and filing same, together with a registration fee of two dollars. Such papers shall contain the affidavits, sworn to before a notary, of at least two persons, knowing the facts. The registrar may require further affidavits to establish the truth of the facts endeavored to be made of record and may withhold the filing of the registration papers until his requirements are complied with. The registrar may make and enforce appropriate rules and regulations to carry out this section and to prevent fraud and deception. The bureau of vital statistics may charge a fee of two dollars for a certified copy of a birth certificate where a birth has been registered in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(Ord. 55845 (part), 1971: 1948 C. Ch. 10 § 34: 1960 C. § 425.030.)
193.320 Local registrars
11.62.370 Depositing fees.
All fees collected by the bureau of vital statistics shall be deposited with the treasurer of the City of St. Louis to be credited to the general revenue fund.
(Ord. 55000 § 1 (part), 1968: 1948 C. Ch. 10 § 35: 1960 C. § 425.040.)
Return to Top of Charter, Code, and Ordinances.
Return to Title 11
Return to Code Table of Contents