ENTITLED An Act to direct certain persons to notify funeral directors of communicable diseases or conditions.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:
34-25-24.1. Notice to funeral director--Communicable disease or condition.
For deaths occurring in a health care facility licensed under chapter 34-12, the health care facility shall notify the funeral director, or person acting as such who first assumes custody of the dead body, if the body at the time of death had a communicable disease or condition that is the subject of a declared public health emergency pursuant to § 34-22-42 or the subject of a declaration of the Governor pursuant to chapter 34-48A.
An Act to direct certain persons to notify funeral directors of communicable diseases or conditions.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the:
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________,
2021 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2021
Filed ____________, 2021
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State