2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on Uniform Death Reporting Standards


Legislative Council Staff

Amber Otis

Kelly McGraw

Kelly Mautz

Scope

  • The study committee is directed to review the current protocols for investigating causes of death and reporting death, and the uniformity of those protocols. The review shall focus on options to implement more comprehensive uniform death reporting standards across Wisconsin, including the advantages and barriers to implementation of such standards. Following review, the committee shall develop legislation to provide minimum requirements for death investigations and reporting, particularly deaths involving homicide, suicide, child or infant death, domestic violence, maternal mortality, and substance use.