2013 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 38. PROCEDURAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
841. Inquests, Coroners
841-14.6 Assistance among counties.


HI Rev Stat § 841-14.6 (2013) What's This?

§841-14.6 Assistance among counties. (a) When a coroner of a county with a population of less than 200,000 requires assistance in conducting an autopsy, the coroner may request the assistance of the medical examiner or coroner of a county with a population of 200,000 or more. The medical examiner or coroner of the county with a population of 200,000 or more, if agreeable, may provide the assistance.

(b) The county of the coroner requesting the autopsy shall pay for the expenses incurred by the medical examiner or coroner who provides assistance to another coroner under subsection (a). Expenses for which the requesting county shall pay include traveling expenses incurred by a pathologist to the county requesting the assistance, and expenses for transportation of and the conduct of tests on body tissues and organs sent to the medical examiner or coroner for analysis. [L 1987, c 23, pt of §1]

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