The State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics shall search the system of vital statistics and issue certified copies or other documents, as appropriate, without charge if the search or issuance is:
Requested in connection with a pending application for benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, if proof of the application is first submitted; or
In response to an administrative error as determined by the state registrar.
Fees collected under this section must be deposited in the Oregon Health Authority Fund and are continuously appropriated to the Center for Health Statistics for the purpose of administering this chapter. [Formerly 432.146; 2017 c.540 §4]