Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 192.024
Delay of Four Years or More


A birth that occurred four or more years before the date of the application for registration shall be recorded on a form entitled “Delayed Certificate of Birth.” The department shall prescribe and furnish the form.


The form shall provide for:


the name and sex of the person whose birth is to be registered;


the place and date of the person’s birth;


the names of the person’s parents;


the place of birth of each parent;


the date of registration; and


any other information required by the state registrar.


The information on the form must be subscribed and sworn to, before an official authorized to administer oaths, by:


the person whose birth is to be registered; or


the person’s parent, legal guardian, or legal representative if the person is incompetent to swear to the information.


The state registrar shall add to a certificate submitted under this section:


a description of each document submitted in support of the delayed registration, including the title of the document or the type of document;


the name and address of the affiant if the document is an affidavit of personal knowledge; and


if the document is a record, or certified copy of a record, of a business entry:


the name and address of the custodian of the record;


the date of the original entry; and


the date of the certified copy.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 192.024 — Delay of Four Years or More, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­192.­htm#192.­024 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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