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2014 Regular Session



Health - Reporting of Death and Burial or Disposal of Body - Requirements and Penalties

Sponsored by:

Senator Shank


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring specified individuals who have personal knowledge of the death of another individual or who have personally discovered a body to provide specified notice of the death within 4 hours to a specified law enforcement officer, physician, or 9-1-1 system; prohibiting an individual from burying or disposing of a body except in a specified manner; and establishing a specified penalty.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Shank and Jacobs
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1236
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
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
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc

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October 24, 2017 1:56 P.M.