Mississippi Legislature
2002 Regular Session

House Bill 562

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Title

Description: Death certificates; medical amendments in court require Medical Examiner and county medical examiner as defendants.

Bill Text: [Introduced] [Passed House] [Sent to Governor]

History of Actions:

1 01/11 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
2 01/29 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
3 02/06 (H) Passed
4 02/08 (H) Transmitted To Senate
5 02/13 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
6 02/27 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
7 03/08 (S) Passed
8 03/11 (S) Transmitted To House
9 03/13 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
10 03/14 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
11 03/20 Approved by Governor

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2002
DispositionLaw
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority
Chapter number424

House Committee:

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Holland

Code Sections: A 041-0057-0013, A 041-0061-0065

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 41-57-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT IN CHANCERY COURT PROCEEDINGS FOR AMENDMENTS TO A DEATH CERTIFICATE, THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER AND THE COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER OR COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER INVESTIGATOR WHO CERTIFIED THE INFORMATION SHALL BE MADE DEFENDANTS, IN ADDITION TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; TO AMEND SECTION 41-61-65, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT IN CIRCUIT COURT PROCEEDINGS DISPUTING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S DETERMINATION IN AN AUTOPSY, THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER AND THE COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER OR COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER INVESTIGATOR WHO CERTIFIED THE INFORMATION SHALL BE MADE DEFENDANTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/20/02 at 00:01.

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