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HB 459 (BR 1564) - H. Collins, D. Ford

     AN ACT relating to vital statistics.
     Amend KRS 213.076 to require the Vital Statistics Branch to issue three free certification-of-death statements to funeral directors within two working days; establish penalty of $500 for Vital Statistics Branch payable to the funeral director for each day over the two working days that the funeral director does not receive the certification-of-death statements; establish that any official of the Vital Statistics Branch who does not carry out the duties of his or her office shall be guilty of first degree official misconduct.


     HCS - Delete original provisions of the bill; amend KRS 213.041 to allow certificates required in KRS 213 to be signed in black or blue ink; amend KRS 213.076 to require the state registrar to send an incomplete or unsatisfactory certificate of death to the appropriate funeral director, physician, dentist, chiropractor, or coroner responsible for the entry to complete or correct the certificate; require the state registrar to notify the entity who submitted the certificate of death that it was returned to the funeral director, physician, dentist, chiropractor, or coroner for completion.

     HCA (1/Title, H. Collins) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 2007
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 28-received in Senate
     Mar 2-to Judiciary (S)

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