Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

NOTE: For a list of rules that have been made effective since August 1, 2019, please see the codification segue page.

NOTE TO RULEFILING AGENCIES: Use the RTF version for submitting rule changes.

R436. Health, Center for Health Data, Vital Records and Statistics.

Rule R436-7. Death Registration.

As in effect on August 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R436-7-1. Death Registration.

If all information necessary to complete a death certificate is not available within the time prescribed for filing of the certificate, the funeral director shall file the certificate completed with all information that is available. In all cases, the medical certification must be signed by the person responsible for such certification. If the cause of death is unknown, undetermined or pending investigation, the cause of death shall be shown as such on the certificate. Final disposition of the deceased shall not be made until authorized by the attending physician or the medical examiner. An amendment providing the information missing from the original certificate shall be filed with the State Registrar as soon as possible, but in all cases within 30 days after the date of the death.


vital statistics, death, funeral industries

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment


Notice of Continuation

March 21, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R436, please contact the promulgating agency (Health, Center for Health Data, Vital Records and Statistics). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.