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HB 394/LM (BR 87) - D. Ford, M. Rader

     AN ACT relating to death certificates.
     Amend KRS 72.415 to allow coroners or deputy coroners to issue certificates of death and provisional certificates of death and provide copies of the certificates upon request; 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 coroner or deputy coroner in the county where the death occurred; provide that the Vital Statistics Branch shall provide self-addressed, color-coded envelopes to all coroners or deputy coroners to be available for the funeral homes in the Commonwealth; amend KRS 213.078 to provide that the coroner or deputy coroner in the county where a death occurred shall call attention to and defects in the certificate of death; amend KRS 304.12-240, 367.934, and 367.942 to conform.

     Jan 29-introduced in House
     Jan 30-to Health & Welfare (H)

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