2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 16. Health
CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
16-37-1-5. Monthly report of local health officer

Universal Citation: IN Code § 16-37-1-5 (2018)
IC 16-37-1-5 Monthly report of local health officer

     Sec. 5. (a) The local health officer, on the fourth day of each month, shall report to the state department concerning the births, deaths, and stillbirths that occurred within the local health officer's jurisdiction within the preceding month. However, after December 31, 2010, the local health officer, beginning five (5) days after electronically receiving the form required for the Indiana birth registration system or the Indiana death registration system, shall use the Indiana birth registration system and the Indiana death registration system established under section 3.1 of this chapter to report the births and deaths that occur in the local health officer's jurisdiction, and shall report each birth or death to the state department not later than five (5) days after being informed of the birth or death.

     (b) If there are no births, deaths, or stillbirths to report, the local health officer shall indicate that information each month in a format prescribed by the state department.

[Pre-1993 Recodification Citation: 16-1-18-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.20. Amended by P.L.148-1996, SEC.1; P.L.61-2009, SEC.6.


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