Bill Summary for H 554 (2019-2020)

Summary date: 

Apr 16 2019

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 554 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2019
AN ACT TO MODIFY FUNERAL SERVICE AND CREMATORY LICENSES AND PRACTICES.
Intro. by Boles, Alexander, Hunter, Jones.

View: All Summaries for BillTracking:

Bill summary

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. 

Modifies proposed GS 130A-385(b1) to require the medical examiner to sign the death certificate within five days of receiving paperwork from a funeral home if a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant (previously, physician only) has not signed the death certificate. Permits the medical examiner to list the cause of death as undetermined if the decedent had not seen a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant (previously, physician only) within three month preceding death.

© 2022 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.

Printer-friendly: Click to view