Iowa Code Title IV. Public Health [Chs. 123-158] § 144.57. Public safety officer death--required notice--autopsy

A person who is authorized to pronounce individuals dead is required to inform one of the persons authorized to request an autopsy, as provided in section 144.56 , that an autopsy will be required if the individual who died was a public safety officer who may have died in the line of duty and an eligible beneficiary of the deceased seeks to claim a federal public safety officer death benefit.   1

1 Public safety officers' death benefits, see 42 U.S.C. § 3796.

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