- District 5
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.
First reading. Referred to President's desk.
Third reading. Carried by Marsh. Passed.
Rules suspended. Carried over to April 10, 2021 Calendar.
Carried over to April 9, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
Rules suspended. Carried over to April 8, 2021 Calendar.
Carried over to April 7, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
Rules suspended. Carried over to April 6, 2021 Calendar.
Rules suspended. Carried over to April 5, 2021 Calendar.
Carried over to April 1, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.
Work Session held.
Public Hearing held.
Referred to Business and Labor.
First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
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