50-15-109. Certificates. (1) All certificates must include information required by the department.
(2) Local registrars shall forward original certificates to the department, file a duplicate copy with the county clerk and recorder, and, unless the certificate is filed electronically, retain a triplicate copy.
(3) Local registrars may not issue certified copies of certificates.
(4) Certificates filed within 1 year after the time prescribed by the department are prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the certificates. Data pertaining to the father of a child is prima facie evidence only if the alleged father is the husband of the mother. If the alleged father is not the husband of the mother, data pertaining to the alleged father is not evidence in any proceedings adverse to the alleged father's interests, heirs, next of kin, devisees, legatees, or other successors in interest.