Sec. 2827. (1) When the birth of an individual born in this state has not been registered within
the time period prescribed in section 2821, 1 a certificate of birth may be filed in accordance with procedures established pursuant
to section 2896 2or as otherwise provided under subsection (4). The certificate shall be registered subject to evidentiary requirements the department
prescribes to substantiate the alleged facts of birth.
(2) Except as otherwise provided under subsection (4), a certificate of birth registered 1 year or more after the date of birth shall be marked
“delayed” and show on its face the date of the delayed registration.
(3) A summary statement of the evidence submitted in support of the delayed registration
shall be endorsed on the certificate.
(4) A certificate of birth that was not originally registered due to a conflict of
information provided pursuant to section 2824(1) shall be registered upon the resolution of that conflict or upon the child who is
the subject of the certificate of birth reaching the age of 18. A certificate of birth registered pursuant to this subsection is considered to have
been filed and registered on the date the department originally received the birth
information and shall not be marked “delayed”.
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