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Public Act 096-0327




Public Act 096-0327
SB1527 Enrolled LRB096 04853 RPM 14919 b

    AN ACT concerning public health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Vital Records Act is amended by changing
Section 18.5 as follows:
    (410 ILCS 535/18.5)
    Sec. 18.5. Electronic reporting system for death
registrations. The State Registrar may facilitate death
registration by implementing an electronic reporting system.
The system may be used to transfer information to individuals
and institutions responsible for completing and filing
certificates and related reports for deaths that occur in the
State. The system shall be capable of storing and retrieving
accurate and timely data and statistics for those persons and
agencies responsible for vital records registration and
administration. Upon establishment of such an electronic
reporting system, but not later than January 1, 2011, the
county clerk in the county in which a death occurred or the
county clerk of the county where a decedent last resided, as
indicated on the decedent's death certificate, shall be
authorized to issue certifications of death records from such
system, and the State Registrar shall cause the electronic
reporting system to provide for such capability.
(Source: P.A. 92-141, eff. 7-24-01.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/11/2009