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Public Act 100-0310


Public Act 0310 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0310
SB1693 EnrolledLRB100 09138 MJP 19292 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Vital Records Act is amended by changing
Section 11 as follows:
    (410 ILCS 535/11)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-11)
    Sec. 11. Information required on forms.
    (a) The form of certificates, reports, and other returns
required by this Act or by regulations adopted under this Act
shall include as a minimum the items recommended by the federal
agency responsible for national vital statistics, subject to
approval of and modification by the Department. All forms shall
be prescribed and furnished by the State Registrar of Vital
    (b) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act
of 1983, all forms used to collect information under this Act
which request information concerning the race or ethnicity of
an individual by providing spaces for the designation of that
individual as "white" or "black", or the semantic equivalent
thereof, shall provide an additional space for a designation as
    (c) Effective November 1, 1990, the social security numbers
of the mother and father shall be collected at the time of the
birth of the child. These numbers shall not be recorded on the
certificate of live birth. The numbers may be used only for
those purposes allowed by Federal law.
    (d) The social security number of a person who has died
shall be entered on the death certificate; however, failure to
enter the social security number of the person who has died on
the death certificate does not invalidate the death
    (e) If the place of disposition of a dead human body or
cremated remains is in a cemetery, the burial permit shall
include the place of disposition. The place of disposition
shall include the lot, block, section, and plot or niche, and
depth, if applicable, where the dead human body or cremated
remains are located. This subsection does not apply to cremated
remains scattered in a cemetery.
    (f) The death certificate for an individual with a history
of military service may include or may be amended to include
the deceased individual's veteran status, the branch of the
military that he or she served in, and the period of time that
he or she served in the military.
(Source: P.A. 96-863, eff. 3-1-10; 97-679, eff. 2-6-12.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
1, 2018.

Effective Date: 1/1/2018