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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 009 : Laboratory Services; Chief Medical Examiner; Autopsies

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 506)
  • § 506. Duties and compensation of the Chief Medical Examiner performing autopsy

    At such autopsy, the Chief Medical Examiner shall take and preserve under proper seal such portions of the body and its contents, together with such other articles as the Chief Medical Examiner judges may require subsequent examination in the investigation of the case. For performing such autopsy, the Chief Medical Examiner shall be paid actual expenses, including the expenses of the Chief Medical Examiner’s assistants. The Commissioner of Finance and Management, upon presentation of the account for such expenses, duly sworn to by the Chief Medical Examiner and approved by the Attorney General, shall issue the Commissioner’s warrant for the expenses. (Amended 1959, No. 328 (Adj. Sess.), § 8(a), (b); 1971, No. 33, § 3, eff. July 1, 1971; 1983, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2023, No. 6, § 102, eff. July 1, 2023.)