Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 11 of chapter 9 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence.
SECTION 2. Chapter 46 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 19B the following section:-
Section 19C. The commissioner of public health shall use the seal of the department of public health for the purpose of authenticating copies of birth, marriage and death records in his department, and copies of such records when certified by him and authenticated by said seal, shall be evidence like the originals.