SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1707
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES DUSENBERG (Sponsor), YATES, SALVA, PRATT, DOUGHERTY AND YOUNG (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time February 8, 2006 and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 193.065, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to local registrars.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 193.065, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 193.065, to read as follows:
193.065. The state registrar may appoint local registrars, each of whom shall be a person employed by an official county or city health agency except as otherwise herein provided. Each local registrar shall be authorized under the provisions of section 193.255 and subsection 2 of section 193.265 to issue certifications of death records. A local registrar, with the approval of the state registrar, may appoint deputies to carry out some or all of the responsibilities of the local registrar as provided in sections 193.005 to 193.325 or the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. The local registrars shall immediately report to the state registrar violations of sections 193.005 to 193.325 or the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. In any city not within a county, the state registrar shall appoint the recorder of deeds for such city as the local registrar.