Rep. Dan Brady

Filed: 3/17/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4120 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Vital Records Act is amended by adding
5Section 21.7 as follows:
6    (410 ILCS 535/21.7 new)
7    Sec. 21.7. Temporary removal of a dead body. No permit for
8transportation signed by the local registrar is required prior
9to transporting a dead human body out of the State of Illinois,
10at the direction of a federally designated organ procurement
11organization, for the purpose of organ or tissue donation. The
12dead human body being transported for the purpose of organ or
13tissue donation shall be accompanied by a self-issued permit in
14accordance with rules adopted by the Department of Public
15Health. This self-issued permit shall be completed by an
16Illinois-licensed funeral director and shall serve as



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1notification to the county medical examiner or coroner of the
2jurisdiction or county in which the death occurred that the
3dead human body is being transported out of Illinois for a
4period not to exceed 36 hours. This Section applies only to
5instances in which the dead human body is to be returned to
6Illinois prior to disposition. The Department of Public Health
7shall adopt rules to implement this Section.".