2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 16. Health
ARTICLE 37. VITAL STATISTICS
CHAPTER 3. Certificates of Death and Stillbirth; Burial Permits
16-37-3-3. Certificate of death or stillbirth; filing

Universal Citation: IN Code § 16-37-3-3 (2018)
IC 16-37-3-3 Certificate of death or stillbirth; filing

     Sec. 3. (a) The physician last in attendance upon the deceased or the person in charge of interment shall file a certificate of death or of stillbirth with the local health officer of the jurisdiction in which the death or stillbirth occurred. The local health officer shall retain a copy of the certificate of death.

     (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), beginning January 1, 2011, for a death occurring after December 31, 2010, the physician last in attendance upon the deceased or the person in charge of interment shall use the Indiana death registration system established under IC 16-37-1-3.1 to file a certificate of death with the local health officer of the jurisdiction in which the death occurred.

[Pre-1993 Recodification Citation: 16-1-17-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.20. Amended by P.L.61-2009, SEC.8; P.L.156-2011, SEC.35; P.L.122-2012, SEC.3.

 

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