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Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Floor Approved)

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Electronic Death Registration System Requirements (language only)

Item 291 #1h

Item 291 #1h

Procedures for Prepayment of Civil Penalties in an Executive Order
Department of Health

Language

Page 272, after line 13, insert:

"D.  The state teaching hospitals shall work with the Department of Health and Division of Vital Records to fully implement use of the Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS) for all deaths occurring within any Virginia state teaching hospital's facilities. Full implementation shall occur and be reported, by the Division of Vital Records, to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by April 15, 2018, in alignment with the Division of Vital Records plan to promulgate and market the EDRS."



Explanation

(This amendment requires the state teaching hospitals to work with the Department of Health and Division of Vital Records to fully implement use of the Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS) for all deaths occurring within any Virginia state teaching hospital's facilities. Full implementation shall occur and be reported, by the Division of Vital Records, to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by April 15, 2018, in alignment with Vital Records plans to promulgate and market the EDRS.)