The board of county commissioners, or if a regional child fatality review board is established, the group of health commissioners appointed to select the health commissioner to establish the regional review board, shall designate either the health commissioner that establishes the review board or a representative of the health commissioner to convene meetings and be the chairperson of the review board. If a regional review board includes a county with more than one health district, the regional review board meeting shall be convened in that county. If more than one of the counties participating on the regional review board has more than one health district, the person convening the meeting shall select one of the counties with more than one health district as the county in which to convene the meeting. The person designated to convene the review board shall convene it at least once a year to review, in accordance with this section and the rules adopted by the department of health under section 3701.045 of the Revised Code, the deaths of all children under eighteen years of age who, at the time of death, were residents of the county or, if a regional review board, one of the participating counties.
Effective Date: 10-05-2000