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File #: 20-4163    Version: 1 Name: COOK COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER’S ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 9/9/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/24/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER'S ORDINANCE AMENDMENT BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 38, Health and Human Services, Article VI, Medical Examiner, Division 1, Generally, Section 38-144 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 32-1. Fee schedule. The fees or charges provided for or required by the below-listed sections shall be as shown below: CHAPTER 38, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 38-144(1) Autopsy report 50.00 38-144(2) Toxicology report 25.00 38-144(3) Miscellaneous reports, including artist's drawings, but not including police reports 25.00 38-144(4) Permit to cremate a dead human body 200.00 100.00 38-144(5) Return fee 300.00 38-144(6) Death certificate amendment fee 20.00 38-144(7) Storage fee 500.00 38-144(8) Photographs, radiographs, histology slides actual cost or $3.00 whichever is greater 38-144(9) Charge to non-county owned hospitals for the acceptance of feta...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
Attachments: 1. 20-4163 Fiscal Note
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

COOK COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER'S ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 38, Health and Human Services, Article VI, Medical Examiner, Division 1, Generally, Section 38-144 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 32-1. Fee schedule.

The fees or charges provided for or required by the below-listed sections shall be as shown below:

CHAPTER 38, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

38-144(1) Autopsy report 50.00

38-144(2) Toxicology report 25.00

38-144(3) Miscellaneous reports, including artist's drawings,
but not including police reports 25.00

38-144(4) Permit to cremate a dead human body 200.00 100.00

38-144(5) Return fee 300.00

38-144(6) Death certificate amendment fee 20.00

38-144(7) Storage fee 500.00

38-144(8) Photographs, radiographs, histology slides actual cost or
$3.00 whichever
is greater

38-144(9) Charge to non-county owned hospitals for the
acceptance of fetal remains not falling under the
jurisdiction of the medical examiner, per fetus 100.00

38-144(10) Confirmation of death letter, per letter 5.00

38-144(11) Tissue procurement morgue use fee, per case 250.00

38-144(12) Student and resident rotation fees, per month 500.00

38-144(13) Staff supervision of external experts fee, per hour,
one hour minimum 100.00

38-144(14) Toxicology
send-out fee
100.00

38-144(15) Laboratory use fee, per day (subject to waiver) 250.00

38-144(16) Expert witness fee, Chief Medical Examiner, per hour,
one hour minimum (subject to waiver) 600.00

38-144(16) Expert witness fee, Assistant Chief Medical Examiner,
per hour, one hour minimum (subject to waiver) 550.00

38-144(16) Expert witness fee, Assistant Medical Examiners,
per hour, one hour minimum 500.00
(subject to waiver)

38-144(17) Cremation fee (subject to waiver) 250.00

38-144(18) Conference Room (basement) use fee 100.00
per hour, two hour minimum
(subject to waiver)

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