House Bill 36

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 5)
Title AN ACT relating to vital statistics.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 257
Sponsors H. Collins, T. Couch, B. DeWeese, D. Ford, R. Henderson, A. Koenig, T. Moore, A. Webb-Edgington, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 213.041 to allow certificates required under KRS Chapter 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.
Index Headings of Original Version Coroners - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Deaths - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Public Health - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Public Records and Reports - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
State Agencies - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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08/23/07
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
10/03/07
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare
01/08/08
  • introduced in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
01/14/08
  • posted in committee
01/31/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/01/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 4, 2008
02/04/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 90-0 with Committee Substitute
02/05/08
  • received in Senate
02/07/08
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/27/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
02/28/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/03/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 5, 2008
03/05/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
  • received in House
03/07/08
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
04/01/08
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/07/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 5)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill except delete language amending KRS 213.076 requiring 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; delete language amending KRS 213.076 requiring 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; create new language amending KRS 213.076 to establish that a funeral director will not be held responsible for the failure of a physician, dentist, chiropractor, or coroner to complete or correct an entry on the death certificate for which he or she is responsible; create new language amending KRS 213.076 to establish that the cause of death be shown on the certificate of death as unknown or under investigation or under inquiry by a Kentucky coroner in medical certification of death cases where inquiry is required by a Kentucky coroner or if the cause of death is unknown or under investigation; create new language amending KRS 213.076 to establish that in the case of death in which diabetes was known to be an underlying cause or contributing condition; amend KRS 213.076 to delete language regarding diabetes questions on death certificates; and repeal KRS 213.078.
Index Headings Coroners - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Deaths - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Public Health - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
Public Records and Reports - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of
State Agencies - Vital Statistics Branch, certificates of death, issuance of

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