HB 1615 Chief Medical Examiner; appointment, terms, and authority of medical examiners.
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Summary as introduced:

Chief Medical Examiner; appointment, terms, and authority of medical examiners. Provides that the Chief Medical Examiner may appoint a medical examiner for each county or city in the Commonwealth. Under current law, the Chief Medical Examiner is required to do so. The bill authorizes appointed medical examiners to assist the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner with cases requiring medicolegal death investigations. Finally, the bill clarifies that the appointment of a medical examiner to fill a vacancy is not required to start on October 1 of the year of appointment, and the term length of such appointment is for the unexpired term.

Full text:
01/03/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101342D  pdf | impact statement
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1615ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0170)  pdf

Status:
01/03/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101342D
01/03/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/17  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Read first time
01/26/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/27/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/17  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Health
02/09/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Read third time
02/13/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: Enrolled
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1615ER)
02/15/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 170 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0170)