Section 3707.71 | Fetal infant mortality review board.
(A) A board of health may, in accordance with rules adopted under section 3701.049 of the Revised Code, establish and operate a fetal-infant mortality review board to review both of the following:
(1) Each fetal death experienced by a woman who was, at the time of the fetal death, a resident of the health district in which the board exercises authority;
(2) Each death of an infant who was, at the time of death, a resident of the health district in which the board exercises authority.
(B) A fetal-infant mortality review board may not conduct a review of a death while an investigation of the death or prosecution of a person for causing the death is pending unless the prosecuting attorney agrees to allow the review. The law enforcement agency conducting the criminal investigation, on the conclusion of the investigation, and the prosecuting attorney prosecuting the case, on the conclusion of the prosecution, shall notify the chairperson of the review board of the conclusion.
Available Versions of this Section
- October 17, 2019 – Enacted by House Bill 166, 133rd General Assembly [ View October 17, 2019 Version ]