DC B23-0529 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Introduced on November 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-10 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, Bill 23-529 requires the Department of Health (DOH) to establish a certificate of stillbirth to be made available at the request of the parents named on a fetal death report registered with DOH. It also prohibits the certificate from being used to calculate live birth statistics or to be used to create liability. It also limits the access of information available on the certificate.

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Certificate Of Stillbirth Amendment Act Of 2019



2020-06-10CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-12-06CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-11-15CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0529 Published in the DC Register
2019-11-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2019-11-05CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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