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Public Safety - Removal of Dead Bodies - Police Presence

Sponsored by:

Delegate Swain


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring, on request of a mortuary science practitioner, a police officer called to a residence where an individual has died to remain at the residence until the body has been removed from the residence by the mortuary science practitioner or medical examiner.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Swain, Howard, Sophocleus, and Weir
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0121
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Medical Examiners

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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.