H103 - 2022 Appropriations Act. (SL 2022-74)
Session Year 2022
Overview: Section 9G.1 of S.L. 2022-74 appropriates $4.75 million to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in recurring funds for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to be used as follows:

  • $3 million to increase the current base contract rate to transport bodies one way for death investigations or autopsies to $170 for the first 40 miles, and $1 per mile thereafter.
  • $1.75 million to create seven new full-time Forensic Pathologist positions within the OCME.

This section became effective July 1, 2022, and applies to contracts entered into, renewed, or amended on or after that date.

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