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§ 1-317d. Sudden unexplained infant death investigation (SUIDI)

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and SafetyEffective: November 1, 2021

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 3. Vital Statistics
Effective: November 1, 2021
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-317d
§ 1-317d. Sudden unexplained infant death investigation (SUIDI)
A. When the death of an infant occurs in this state and the cause of death is considered undetermined, a medical examiner shall conduct a sudden unexplained infant death investigation (SUIDI) not more than forty-eight (48) hours after the death has occurred. The medical examiner or a medical examiner investigator currently certified by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators shall interview the parent, legal guardian or caregiver of, or person who last had contact with, the deceased infant and shall fill out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's SUIDI reporting form accordingly. The State Department of Health shall retain a copy of each completed SUIDI reporting form in order to compile accurate and reliable data on SUIDI to aid and inform the policies of the Department, and the Department shall provide a copy of each completed SUIDI reporting form to the Child Death Review Board.
B. As used in this section, “medical examiner” means the Chief Medical Examiner, the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner or a medical examiner appointed by the Chief Medical Examiner pursuant to Section 937 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes.


Laws 2021, c. 264, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2021.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-317d, OK ST T. 63 § 1-317d
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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