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69.02

69.02 Department powers and duties.

69.02(1)

(1) The department shall:

69.02(1)(a)

(a) Establish a unit called the office of vital statistics.

69.02(1)(b)

(b) Appoint a state registrar.

69.02(1)(c)

(c) Prescribe the form of an affidavit of death for releasing burial agreement trust funds to a beneficiary under s. 445.125 (1) (b) 4. b. or establishing proof of death for payment of benefits of a life insurance policy sold under s. 632.415 (2).

69.02(2)

(2)

69.02(2)(a)

(a) The department may promulgate administrative rules to administer this subchapter.

69.02(2)(b)

(b) The department shall promulgate administrative rules which establish procedures regarding the contents of and acceptance and registration of tribally related vital records submitted to the state registrar by tribal courts and procedures for responding to court orders issued by tribal courts regarding tribally related vital records, as required under s. 69.035.

69.02 - ANNOT.

History: 1985 a. 315; 1989 a. 194; 2003 a. 167.