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Article - Health - General


    (a)    An individual may not bury or dispose of a body except:

        (1)    In a family burial plot or other area allowed by a local ordinance;

        (2)    In a crematory;

        (3)    In a cemetery;

        (4)    By donating the body to medical science; or

        (5)    By removing the body to another state for final disposition in accordance with the laws of the other state.

    (b)    An individual who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.

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