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Indiana Bill Regarding Stillbirth Records (HB 1426)

This law was last updated on Aug 30, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Indiana

Number

HB 1426

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 14, 2019

Topics

Fetal Tissue

Full Bill Text

iga.in.gov

HB 1426 would allow a parent to request a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth when the fetus had a gestation age of less than 20 weeks.

The bill would not require information concerning a birth resulting in stillbirth to be entered into the Indiana death registration system if the fetus had a gestational age of less than 20 weeks.

The bill specifies that a burial transit permit is required for the report of death and transportation and final disposition of a deceased individual. A copy of the burial transit permit must remain with the body or body parts until the final disposition of the body.


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