HB0431 (CH0419)

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2015 Regular Session



Health - Burial or Disposal of Body - Requirements and Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate Parrott


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 419

Synopsis:Prohibiting an individual from burying or disposing of a body except in a specified manner; and establishing a penalty of imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both, for violation of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Parrott, Krebs, Metzgar, Shoemaker, Hill, McDonough, and Sample-Hughes
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1236 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Cemeteries
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Interstate Affairs
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Medical Research
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(5-101, 5-514)

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