LINK AND DEMUZIO.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Counties Code. Includes deaths resulting from
domestic violence among deaths that must be investigated by a coroner.
Requires that death certificates list the cause of death as domestic
violence if that finding is medically justified. Requires that in
every case in which domestic violence is determined to be the cause of
death, the coroner shall report the death to the Department of State
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes provisions requiring death certificates to list domestic
violence as a cause of death. Requires the coroner to report the death
to the Department of State Police in every case in which domestic
violence is determined to be a contributing factor in a death.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0521
Last action date: 99-08-13
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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