Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–231.13. Delayed registration of death.

(a) When a death that occurs in the District has not been registered one year or more after the date of death, a delayed report of death may be filed by the funeral director who first took possession of the dead body in accordance with rules issued pursuant to § 7-231.29 by the Registrar. To substantiate the alleged facts of death, any delayed report of death shall be registered subject to evidentiary requirements the Registrar shall prescribe in accordance with rules issued pursuant to § 7-231.29.

(b) A report of death registered one year or more after the date of death shall be marked "delayed" and shall display on its face the date of the delayed registration.


(Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-164, § 113, 65 DCR 9324.)