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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 7. Fetal Death Registration [102950 - 103040.1]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 1. Duty of Registering Fetal Death [102950 - 102960]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 4. )

102950.
  

(a) Each fetal death in which the fetus has advanced to or beyond the 20th week of uterogestation shall be registered with the local registrar of births and deaths of the district in which the fetal death was officially pronounced within eight calendar days following the event and prior to any disposition of the fetus.

(b) Subdivision (a) shall not apply to the termination of a pregnancy performed in compliance with Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 123460) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 106.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 661, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

102955.
  

A funeral director, or if there is no funeral director, the person acting in lieu thereof, shall prepare the certificate and register it with the local registrar.

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

102960.
  

A funeral director, or if there is no funeral director, the person acting in lieu thereof, shall obtain the required information other than medical and health section data from the person or source best qualified to supply this information.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 304.45. Effective September 29, 1996.)

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