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§ 2150.4. State public health child death review team

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 P.S. ChildrenEffective: January 6, 2009

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 P.S. Children (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 25. Public Health Child Death Review Act
Effective: January 6, 2009
11 P.S. § 2150.4
§ 2150.4. State public health child death review team
(a) Composition.--A State public health child death review team shall be established by the department. The team shall consist of:
(1) The following individuals or their designees:
(i) The Secretary of Health, who shall serve as chairman.
(ii) The Secretary of Public Welfare.1
(iii) The Director of the Office of Children, Youth and Families within the Department of Public Welfare.
(iv) The Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police.
(v) The Attorney General.
(vi) The Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner.
(vii) The Director of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services of the Department of Health.
(2) The following individuals who shall be appointed by the Secretary of Health:
(i) A physician who specializes in pediatric medicine.
(ii) A physician who specializes in family medicine.
(iii) A representative of local law enforcement.
(iv) A medical examiner.
(v) A district attorney.
(vi) A coroner.
(3) Representatives from local public health child death review teams.
(4) Any other individual deemed appropriate by the Secretary of Health.
(b) Powers and duties of the State public health child death review team.--The State public health child death review team shall:
(1) Review data submitted by local public health child death review teams.
(2) Develop protocols for child death reviews.
(3) Develop child death prevention strategies.
(4) Assist the department in implementing the program.
(c) Initial meeting.--The initial meeting of the State public health child death review team shall be held within 90 days of the effective date of this section.
(d) Additional meetings.--The department, in conjunction with the team, shall arrange for additional meetings to fulfill the duties of the team and goals of the program.

Credits

2008, Oct. 8, P.L. 1073, No. 87, § 4, effective in 90 days [Jan. 6, 2009].

Footnotes

Now Secretary of the Department of Human Services; see 62 P.S. § 103.
11 P.S. § 2150.4, PA ST 11 P.S. § 2150.4
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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