View Amendment Current Amendment: 2 to Bill 3958

Rep. WHITE proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 3958 (COUNCIL\AHB\3958C001.BH.AHB22):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

/SECTION__. Section 17-5-510 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 17-5-510. In counties which have both a coroner and a medical examiner:

( 1) the coroner has the ultimate responsibility for carrying out the duties required by this article;

(2) the medical examiner 's duties must be specified in an annual written contract between the county governing body and the medical examiner; and

(3) a coroner is considered a public safety officer under 34 U.S.C. 10281 et seq., if killed in the line of duty." /