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Regular Session 2013-2014
House Bill 2456

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.323, No.130), known as The County Code, repealing provisions related to coroners in Article XII; providing for definitions, for deputies, for duties regarding county morgues, for removal of bodies to morgue, for coroners' vehicles, for unclaimed property of deceased and sales, for private morgue may be used, for requests for examinations and reports and for cremation or disposition authorization; imposing a penalty; providing for coroner's investigation, for drugs, for autopsy, inquest and records, for certain child deaths, for sudden death, for bodies not to be moved, for release of coroner's jurisdiction, for cooperation with district attorney, for cooperation with other counties, for certificate of cause of death, for power of subpoena and attachment, for inquests and juries, for power to administer oaths, for commitment to county prison, for inquests not public, for chief deputy coroner to act as coroner in case of vacancy, for vacancies and no fees upon commissions, for records of coroner, for certain reproduction of images of deceased prohibited, for solicitor to coroner, for anatomical gifts, for not to exercise office until commission granted and recorded and penalty, for Coroners' Education Board, for coroners' course of instruction, for elected and appointed coroners to take course of instruction and pass examination, for chief deputies and deputies to take course of instruction, for continuing education and for tuition and expenses to be paid by county; and repealing Coroners' Education Board Law.
Last Action:
Referred to JUDICIARY, Sept. 8, 2014 [House]
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Statute References :

This bill amends the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.0323, No.0130), known as the County Code, The. Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.

HB 163 Rep. BENNINGHOFF Memo: Former HB 2731 - Holding of offices of Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts
HB 863 Rep. SONNEY Memo: Exempts Residents 65+ from the Local Per Capita Tax
HB 873 Rep. DAY
HB 990 Rep. CONKLIN Memo: Legislation Providing for County Humane Officers
Only the first 5 bills are included here. Looking for more? View all legislation amending August 9, 1955 (P.L.0323, No.0130), known as the County Code, The