50-15-114. Unlawful acts and penalties. (1) It is unlawful to disclose data in the vital statistics records of the department, local registrars, or county clerk and recorder unless disclosure is authorized by law.
(2) A person shall be fined not more than $1,000 or be imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both, if:
(a) the person willfully and knowingly makes any false statement in a report, record, or certificate required to be filed by law or in an application for an amendment of a report, record, or certificate or willfully and knowingly supplies false information intending that the information be used in the preparation of any report, record, or certificate or amendment;
(b) without lawful authority and with the intent to deceive, the person makes, alters, amends, or mutilates any report, record, or certificate required to be filed under law or a certified copy of the report, record, or certificate;
(c) the person willfully and knowingly uses or attempts to use or furnish to another for use, for any purpose of deception, any certificate, record, report, or certified copy made, altered, amended, or mutilated;
(d) with the intention to deceive, the person willfully uses or attempts to use any birth certificate or certified copy of a birth record knowing that the certificate or certified copy was issued upon a record that is false in whole or in part or that relates to the birth of another person;
(e) the person willfully and knowingly furnishes a birth certificate or certified copy of a birth record with the intention that it be used by a person other than the person to whom the birth record relates.
(3) A person shall be fined not less than $25 or more than $500, imprisoned for not more than 30 days, or both, if the person:
(a) knowingly transports or accepts for transportation, interment, or other disposition a dead body without an accompanying permit as provided by law;
(b) refuses to provide information required by law;
(c) willfully neglects or violates any of the provisions of law or refuses to perform any of the duties imposed upon the person by law.
History: (1)En. Sec. 44, Ch. 197, L. 1967; amd. Sec. 49, Ch. 349, L. 1974; Sec. 69-4404, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 76, Ch. 197, L. 1967; Sec. 69-4436, R.C.M. 1947; (3)En. Sec. 77, Ch. 197, L. 1967; Sec. 69-4437, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 69-4404(part), 69-4436, 69-4437; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 487, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 384, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 1821, Ch. 56, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 27, Ch. 19, L. 2011.