HB 1550 - DIGEST

Provides a framework for ongoing administration of a single comprehensive vital records system that is operated and maintained by the department of health, under the supervision of the state registrar, to preserve the security, integrity, and confidentiality of state vital records and vital statistics.

Exempts the following from public inspection and copying under the public records act: Vital records, reports, indices, supporting documentation, vital statistics, and data.

Repeals chapter 70.58 RCW, the existing vital statistic statutes, and creates new statutes to replace those repealed.