TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER e: VITAL RECORDS
PART 500 ILLINOIS VITAL RECORDS CODE
SECTION 500.APPENDIX G DEATH RECORDS
Section 500.APPENDIX G Death Records
Section 500.ILLUSTRATION A Report of Death
(SEE REVERSE SIDE FOR INSTRUCTIONS)
VR205 (8/89) PART 1
INSTRUCTIONS TO FUNERAL DIRECTORS
1. In every case a Report of Death must be mailed (or otherwise filed with) the Registrar of the District in which death occurred within 24 hours of taking possession of the body.
2. If the body is to be cremated, shipped out of state or is a Coroner/Medical Examiner case, a permit signed by the Registrar must be obtained prior to final disposal of the remains.
3. A corrected death certificate must be filed with the Registrar where the death occurred in order to receive a signed permit as required in (2) above. In all other cases a completed death certificate must be filed with the Registrar where the death occurred within seven (7) days from the date of death.
(Source: Added at 15 Ill. Reg. 11706, effective August 1, 1991)