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§ 1-317a. Electronic capture of death certificate

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 3. Vital Statistics
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-317a
§ 1-317a. Electronic capture of death certificate
A. The State Registrar of Vital Statistics shall make available to all funeral directors and physicians licensed in this state a system to electronically capture the required information and file the prescribed death certificate with the State Department of Health. Access to the prescribed electronic system shall be provided to registered users at no cost.
B. Funeral directors and physicians shall be registered with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics prior to using the prescribed electronic system. The State Registrar of Vital Statistics shall provide such registration at no cost.
C. Registration shall be updated at least annually to maintain access to the prescribed system and shall include training on any changes or updates to the prescribed system or associated forms. Funeral directors licensed in this state shall be trained on the use of the prescribed electronic system to file personal data on the prescribed death certificate. Physicians licensed in this state shall be trained on the use of the prescribed electronic system to complete, sign, and file the medical certification on the prescribed death certificate. The State Registrar of Vital Statistics shall provide the required training at no cost.
D. No later than July 1, 2012, funeral directors licensed in this state shall be required to sign and file death certificates using the prescribed electronic system.
E. No later than July 1, 2017, physicians licensed in this state shall be required to sign and file death certificates using the prescribed electronic system.

Credits

Laws 2010, c. 374, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2010; Laws 2016, c. 70, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-317a, OK ST T. 63 § 1-317a
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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