Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on September 10, 2009
To establish that a county medical examiner or designee doing examinations required for certain deaths that occur in a county, is not liable for damages from an act or omission during the person's good faith performance of medical examiner duties, not including gross negligence or willful misconduct. Also, to allow an examiner to retain any portion of a dead body deemed necessary to establish the cause of death. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Local, Urban, & State Affairs Committee on September 10, 2009
Reported in the Senate on February 11, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 25, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 25, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Michael Prusi (D) on March 9, 2010
To strip out the provisions extending immunity from lawsuits for actions done in the performance of their duties.