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IC 31-19-13
     Chapter 13. Establishment of New Birth Certificate Following Adoption

IC 31-19-13-1
New certificate of birth
    
Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the state department of health shall establish a new certificate of birth for an individual born in Indiana upon a receipt of an official report that the individual has been adopted.
    (b) The state department of health shall not establish a new certificate of birth following an adoption if:
        (1) the court decreeing the adoption;
        (2) the adoptive parents; or
        (3) the adopted individual;
so requests.
    (c) A new certificate of birth established under this section must show the actual place and date of birth.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.

IC 31-19-13-2
Replacement of original registration of birth; filing; confidentiality
    
Sec. 2. When a new certificate of birth is established following adoption, the new certificate of birth replaces the original registration of birth. The original registration of birth shall be filed with the evidence of adoption and withheld from inspection except:
        (1) for a child adopted by a stepparent; or
        (2) as provided in IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-25.5.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.191-2011, SEC.13.

IC 31-19-13-3
Annulment or revocation of adoption; restoration of original certificate of birth
    
Sec. 3. Upon receipt of a notice of annulment or revocation of adoption, the original certificate of birth shall be restored.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.

IC 31-19-13-4
Seal or surrender of replaced certificate of birth
    
Sec. 4. When the state department of health establishes a new certificate of birth following an adoption, each local health department in Indiana having custody of the replaced certificate of birth shall:
        (1) seal the replaced certificate from inspection; or
        (2) surrender the replaced certificate to the state department of health;
as the state department of health directs.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.