Bill Text: IA SF125 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to immunization information requested on a medical examiner investigation form.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-01 - Referred to Human Resources. S.J. 726. [SF125 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SF125-Introduced.html
Senate File 125 - Introduced SENATE FILE 125 BY CARLIN A BILL FOR An Act relating to immunization information requested on a 1 medical examiner investigation form. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1385XS (1) 89 pf/rh
S.F. 125 Section 1. MEDICAL EXAMINER INVESTIGATION FORM FOR 1 CHILD DEATHS AGE ZERO TO THREE —— INFORMATION REGARDING 2 IMMUNIZATIONS. 3 1. The medical examiner investigation form for cases for 4 infants zero to three years of age shall include a request 5 for information regarding the date and type of the decedent’s 6 last immunization. If the decedent received more than 7 one immunization at the time of the last immunization, the 8 information provided shall include all types of immunizations 9 received. 10 2. The department of public health shall adopt rules 11 pursuant to chapter 17A to amend the medical examiner 12 investigation form for cases for infants zero to three years of 13 age to comply with this section. 14 EXPLANATION 15 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 16 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 17 This bill requires that a medical examiner investigation 18 form for infants zero to three years of age shall include a 19 request for information regarding the date and type of the 20 decedent’s last immunization. If the decedent received more 21 than one immunization at the time of the last immunization, the 22 information provided shall include all types of immunizations 23 received. The bill requires the department of public health 24 to adopt administrative rules to amend the medical examiner 25 investigation form for infants zero to three years of age to 26 comply with the bill. 27 -1- LSB 1385XS (1) 89 pf/rh 1/ 1
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