FIXING FEES FOR COPIES OF CERTAIN CERTIFICATES IN FIRST CLASS CITIES
                  Act of Jun. 11, 1941, P.L. 114, No. 55              Cl. 35
                                  AN ACT

     Fixing the fee to be charged by the local authorities in cities
        of the first class for furnishing certified copies of the
        record of any birth, death or marriage which had been
        registered in the office of such local authorities prior to
        the taking effect of the act, approved June seventh, one
        thousand nine hundred fifteen (Pamphlet Laws, nine hundred),
        and for searches of the files and records when no certified
        copy is made.

        Compiler's Note:  Section 2 of Act 74 of 1945 provided that
            Act 55 is repealed insofar as it is inconsistent with Act
            74.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

        Section 1.  Whenever the local authorities in any city of the
     first class shall on request furnish any applicant a certified
     copy of the record of any birth, death or marriage which birth,
     death or marriage shall have been registered in the office of
     such local authorities prior to the taking effect of the act,
     approved June seventh, one thousand nine hundred fifteen
     (Pamphlet Laws, nine hundred), entitled, "An act to provide for
     the immediate registration of all births and deaths throughout
     the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by means of certificates of
     births and deaths, and burial or removal permits; requiring
     prompt returns to the Central Bureau of Vital Statistics, as
     required to be established by the State Department of Health;
     and, in order to secure prompt and faithful registration of
     births, marriages, deaths, and diseases, of practitioners of
     medicine and surgery, of midwives, nurses, and undertakers, and
     of all persons whose occupation is deemed to be of importance in
     obtaining complete registration of births, deaths, marriages,
     and diseases throughout the State, as provided in section ten of
     an act, entitled 'An act creating the Department of Health and
     defining its powers and duties', approved the twenty-seventh day
     of April, nineteen hundred and five, and providing penalties for
     violations of this act", the fee to be charged for the
     furnishing of such certified copy shall be one (1) dollar, and
     for any search of the files and records, when no certified copy
     is requested, the fee to be charged by such local authorities
     shall be fifty (50) cents for each hour or fractional hour of
     time of search, to be paid by the applicant. All such fees shall
     be paid into the treasury of such city.
        Section 2.  All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith
     be and the same are hereby repealed.
        Section 3.  This act shall take effect immediately upon its
     final enactment.