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State Representative Kristina Daley Roegner (R-Hudson) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 95, which revises Ohio law to provide the issuance of a “certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth” for stillborn babies.


House Bill 95 codifies existing practices of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), which has changed the title of the certificate from “Certification of Stillbirth” to “Certification of Birth” in response to feedback from grieving parents regarding the previous wording. The legislation requires the ODH or the state registrar to reissue any certificates “recognizing the delivery of a stillborn infant” as a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. It also requires the local registrar, upon the issuance of a burial permit, to inform the parent or parents of a fetus of at least 20 weeks that suffers a fetal death about the option to apply for a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, as well as the application process.


“I fully support this compassionate piece of legislation, which rightfully recognizes the sanctity of life,” said Roegner, “if even for a short period of time in utero.”


House Bill 95 passed with unanimous support and will now move to the Ohio Senate.

 
 
 
  
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