691.6  Duties of state medical examiner.

The duties of the state medical examiner shall be:

1.  To provide assistance, consultation, and training to county medical examiners and law enforcement officials.

2.  To keep complete records of all relevant information concerning deaths or crimes requiring investigation by the state medical examiner.

3.  To adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A, and subject to the approval of the director of public health, with the advice and approval of the state medical examiner advisory council.

Section History: Early form

  [C71, 73, 75, 77, § 749A.6; C79, 81, § 691.6]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1603; 90 Acts, ch 1233, § 39; 99 Acts, ch 208, §7, 14

Internal References

  Referred to in § 691.6A

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