|SB 0713||Coroner/Medical Examiner to Investigate Cert. In-Home Deaths|
|LR Number:||S2846.05P||Fiscal Note:||2846-05|
|Committee:||Aging, Families and Mental Health|
|Last Action:||05/09/96 - Hearing Conducted H Science, Technology & Critical Issues|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1996|
SCS/SB 713 - This act provides that when a death occurs away
from a licensed health care facility, the first licensed medical
professional or law enforcement officer learning of the death
should contact the county coroner or county medical examiner.
The county coroner or medical examiner shall make the
determination if further investigation is needed, based on the
information provided by the medical professional or law
enforcement officer. The coroner or medical examiner shall
immediately advise the person who contacted him of whether
further investigation is necessary.