AN ACT TO REFORM THE NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL EXAMINER SYSTEM BY (1) ESTABLISHING A REGIONAL OFFICE STRUCTURE; (2) REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER (OCME) TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN NATIONAL ACCREDITATION; (3) ESTABLISHING MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONNEL CONDUCTING DEATH INVESTIGATIONS AND AUTOPSIES; (4) INCREASING THE NUMBER OF FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS WITHIN OCME DEDICATED TO PERFORMING AND ASSISTING WITH DEATH INVESTIGATIONS AND AUTOPSIES; (5) APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO IMPLEMENT THESE REFORMS; AND (6) ESTABLISHING REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO MONITOR THE STATUS OF REFORM IMPLEMENTATION.
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