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Engrossed Senate Bill (H)

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Local fetal-infant mortality review teams. Allows certain persons to establish a local fetal-infant mortality review team (review team) to review fetal deaths and infant deaths to gather information to improve community resources and systems of care. Sets forth duties of a review team. Specifies records related to a death that may be reviewed by the review team, access to the records, and confidentiality of the records. Requires the employment of a statewide fetal-infant mortality review coordinator and specifies duties of the coordinator. Requires a review team to submit a report before July 1 of each year to the state department Local fetal-infant mortality review teams. Allows certain persons to establish a local fetal-infant mortality review team (review team) to review fetal deaths and infant deaths to gather information to improve community resources and systems of care. Sets forth duties of a review team. Specifies records related to a death that may be reviewed by the review team, access to the records, and confidentiality of the records. Requires the employment of a statewide fetal-infant mortality review coordinator and specifies duties of the coordinator. Requires a review team to submit a report before July 1 of each year to the state department of health concerning the reviews conducted by the review team. Provides certain civil and criminal immunity for review team members and certain individuals who attend meetings at the invitation of the chairperson of a review team. ... View more