House Bill 548

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Title AN ACT relating to death certificates.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 893
Sponsors J. Hoover, M. Cherry
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 72.465 to require the Coroner to report to the local registrar any death certificate changes needed following an autopsy; amend KRS 212.245 to allow county, city-county, and district health departments to issue certificates of death and provisional certificates of death and to provide copies of the certificates for 30 days upon request; amend KRS 213.036 to require the local registrar to receive and process a certificate of death and a provisional certificate of death for each death which occurs in the county pursuant to KRS 213.076; amend KRS 213.076 to require that a certificate of death and a provisional certificate of death for each death which occurs in the Commonwealth be filed with the local registrar in the county where the death occurred; provide that the local registrar shall file the certificate with the cabinet or as otherwise directed by the state registrar prior to final disposition; amend KRS 213.078 to provide that the local registrar shall call attention to defects in the certificate of death; amend KRS 304.12-240, 367.934, and 367.942 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Death certificates, authorize filing at local health departments
Deaths - Death certificates, authorize filing at local health departments
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Death certificates, authorize filing at local health departments
Health and Medical Services - Death certificates, authorize filing at local health departments
Public Records and Reports - Death certificates, authorize filing at local health departments
Local Mandate - Death certificates, authorize filing at local health departments

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02/14/08
  • introduced in House
02/15/08
  • to Health & Welfare (H)


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