Depressing government bureaucracy of the day

The Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services helpfully allows you to order for informational purposes either a birth certificate or a death certificate using the same form. Merely check the box for the event that has occurred for the individual in question.

Note that it is much cheaper to request a death certificate, which adds insult to injury for us unlucky folks who are requesting birth certificates. Also note that this is in no way intended as a political argument. It is however intended as a call to rent Brazil and contemplate what might happen if you check the wrong box!

Author: CoolDMZ

"X-ray vision to see in between / Where's my kimono and my time machine?"

One thought on “Depressing government bureaucracy of the day”

  1. Recently, I had to order a copy of my birth certificate from another county in California and they had the same deal, except they also included marriage certificates as an option on the same form as the birth and death request. I think the marriage request was the cheapest of them all. Not sure what that means…


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