View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 4669

The Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4669 (COUNCIL\WAB\4669C001.SM.WAB20COUNCIL\WAB\4669C001.SM.WAB20):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/ SECTION1. Section 44 -63-74(A)(4) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(4) Death certificates must be transmitted electronically between the funeral home, or funeral home director, and the physician, coroner, or medical examiner certifying the cause of death in order to document the death certificate information prescribed by this chapter. Required signatures on death certificates must be provided by electronic signature. An individual who acts, without compensation, as a funeral director on behalf of a deceased family member or friend, physicians certifying fewer than twelve deaths per year, and funeral homes that perform fewer than twelve funerals per year are is exempt from the requirement to file electronically but must comply with the requirements of items (2) or (3), as applicable."

SECTION2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /