C.R.S. Section 25-2-110.5
Fetal deaths

  • treatment of remains

(1)

In every instance of fetal death, the pregnant woman shall have the option of treating the remains of a fetal death pursuant to article 135 of title 12.

(2)

In every instance of fetal death, the health-care provider, upon request of the pregnant woman, shall release to the woman or the woman’s designee the remains of a fetal death for final disposition in accordance with applicable law. Such request shall be made by the pregnant woman or her authorized representative prior to or immediately following the expulsion or extraction of the fetal remains. Unless a timely request was made, nothing in this section shall require the health-care provider to maintain or preserve the fetal remains.

(3)

Intentionally left blank —Ed.

(a)

Nothing in this section shall prohibit a health-care provider from conducting or acquiring medical tests on the remains of a fetal death prior to release.

(b)

Upon a request pursuant to subsection (2) of this section, whenever a medical test is conducted pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection (3), the health-care provider conducting the test shall, where medically permissible and otherwise permitted by law, release to the pregnant woman or the woman’s designee the remains of a fetal death for final disposition.

(4)

Nothing in this section shall prohibit the health-care provider from requiring a release of liability for the release of the remains of a fetal death prior to such release.

(5)

A health-care provider shall be immune from all civil or criminal liability, suit, or sanction with regard to any action taken in good-faith compliance with the provisions of this section.

Source: Section 25-2-110.5 — Fetal deaths - treatment of remains, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-25.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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Definitions
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Centralized registration system for all vital statistics - office of state registrar of vital statistics created - appointment of registrar - rules
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Registration of vital statistics
25–2–105
Vital statistics, reports, and certificates - forms and information to be included
25–2–106
Reports of marriage
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Reports of civil unions
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Reports of adoption, dissolution of marriage, parentage, and other court proceedings affecting vital statistics - tax on court action affecting vital statistics
25–2–107.5
Reports of dissolution of civil unions, legal separation of civil unions, or declarations of invalidity of civil unions - fee
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Certificates of death
25–2–110.5
Fetal deaths - treatment of remains
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Dead bodies - disposition - removal from state - records
25–2–111.5
Transfer of fetal tissue from induced termination of pregnancy - legislative declaration
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Certificates of birth - filing - establishment of parentage - notice to collegeinvest
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Certificates of stillbirth - filing - delayed registration - rules
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Social security account numbers - acknowledgments of paternity - to be furnished
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Crime of misrepresentation of material information in the preparation of a birth certificate - definitions
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New certificates of birth following adoption - parentage determination
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Birth certificate modernization act - new birth certificate following a change in gender designation - short title - definition
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Delayed registration of births and deaths
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Certified copies furnished - fee
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Penalties
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Reports of electroconvulsive treatment
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Fee adjustments - vital statistics records cash fund created
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§ 25-2-110.5’s source at colorado​.gov