Code Section

Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 102. VITAL RECORDS AND HEALTH STATISTICS [102100 - 103925]

  ( Division 102 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )
  

PART 1. VITAL RECORDS [102100 - 103800]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Death Registration [102775 - 102925]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Duty of Registering Death [102775 - 102805]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

  
102800.  

The medical and health section data and the physician’s or coroner’s certification shall be completed by the attending physician within 15 hours after the death, or by the coroner within three days after examination of the body.

The physician shall within 15 hours after the death deposit the certificate at the place of death, or deliver it to the attending funeral director at his or her place of business or at the office of the physician.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1996.)