REQUESTS FOR EXAMINATIONS AND REPORTS
SECTION 1236.1 - REQUESTS FOR EXAMINATIONS AND REPORTS
(a) Requests for examination or other professional service by other counties or persons may be complied with at the discretion of the coroner pursuant to guidelines established by the county commissioners.
(b) A set of fees and charges for such examinations or professional services shall be established by the coroner, subject to approval by the county commissioners, and shall be accounted for and paid to the county treasurer pursuant to section 1760. Payment for examinations or professional services shall be the responsibility of the county or person requesting such services.
(c)The coroner may charge and collect a fee of up to $500 for each autopsy report, up to $100 for each toxicology report, up to $100 for each inquisition or coroner's report and such other fees as may be established from time to time for other reports and documents requested by non-governmental agencies. The fees collected shall be accounted for and paid to the county treasurer pursuant to section 1760 and shall be used to defray the expenses involved in the county complying with the provisions of the act of March 2, 1988 (P.L. 108, No. 22), referred to as the Coroners' Education Board Law.
1990, Nov. 29, P.L. 602, No. 152, Sec.2