Rules and Regulations Governing Vital Records (216-RICR-10-10-1)


Title 216 Department of Health
Chapter 10 Public Health Administration
Subchapter 10 Registries
Part 1 Rules and Regulations Governing Vital Records (216-RICR-10-10-1)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Proposed View Active Rule
Filing Notice Date 01/15/2021
Public Comment Dates 01/15/2021 to 02/15/2021

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-3-3

Purpose and Reason :

This proposed regulation eliminates the notarized physician letter that is currently required in order to change the gender of a vital record. Instead, persons born in RI can provide a self-attestation when requesting a gender change to a vital record. 


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