HB 2574

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 12, 2021
  • Passed House Apr 10, 2021
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to disposition of dead bodies.

Abstract

Clarifies permissibility of disposition of human bodies by alternative authorized processes including alkaline hydrolysis and natural organic reduction. Clarifies authority of State Mortuary and Cemetery Board to license and regulate alternative disposition facilities. Defines "alternative disposition facility." Extends immunity from liability for reducing remains pursuant to written agreement to alternative disposition facilities. Extends requirement for further instructions as to final disposition of cremated remains to remains reduced by alternative disposition facilities. Extends exemption from execution, appropriation for public purpose and taxation to lands held for purposes of alternative disposition facility. Extends privilege by nonprofit corporations organized for cemetery or crematory purposes to nonprofit corporations with reduction purposes. Permits nonprofit corporations with reduction purposes to provide moneys to irreducible fund with interest and income devoted exclusively to preservation and improvement of grounds, buildings and property. Extends ability of nonprofit corporations organized for cemetery or crematory purposes to sell land unsuitable for corporation's purpose to nonprofit corporations with reduction purposes. Extends interment and cremation recordkeeping requirements to reduction. Extends type of funeral expenses recoverable as victim compensation for compensable crimes to expenses related to reduction. Extends incorporated city's right to acquire, own, maintain and operate cemeteries and crematoria to acquiring, owning, maintaining and operating other authorized facilities for disposition of human remains. Becomes operative July 1, 2022.

Bill Sponsors (7)

Votes


Actions


Apr 12, 2021

Senate

First reading. Referred to President's desk.

Apr 10, 2021

House

Third reading. Carried by Marsh. Passed.

Apr 10, 2021

House

Rules suspended. Carried over to April 10, 2021 Calendar.

Apr 09, 2021

House

Carried over to April 9, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Apr 08, 2021

House

Rules suspended. Carried over to April 8, 2021 Calendar.

Apr 07, 2021

House

Carried over to April 7, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Apr 06, 2021

House

Rules suspended. Carried over to April 6, 2021 Calendar.

Apr 02, 2021

House

Rules suspended. Carried over to April 5, 2021 Calendar.

Apr 01, 2021

House

Carried over to April 1, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 30, 2021

House

Second reading.

Mar 19, 2021

House

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.

Mar 15, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Mar 01, 2021

House

Public Hearing held.

Jan 20, 2021

House

Referred to Business and Labor.

Jan 11, 2021

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF
HBL Amendment -3 PDF

Related Documents

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