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CS/HB 171: Disposition of Human Remains

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Rooney ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley ; McBurney ; Renuart ; Roberson

Disposition of Human Remains; Revises various provisions relating to procedures for registration of certificates of death or fetal death & medical certification of causes of death; procedures for reporting & disposition of unclaimed remains; disposition of remains of deceased persons whose identities are not known; procedures for anatomical board's retention & use of human remains; final disposition of unclaimed remains of indigent persons; selling or buying of human remains or transmitting or conveying such remains outside state; limitations on liability of funeral directors, funeral or direct disposal establishments, & veterans' service organizations; & repeal of provisions relating to claims of bodies after delivery to anatomical board.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 6/10/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-138
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2013 House • Filed
1/23/2013 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 32
1/31/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 02/07/13, 2:00 pm, 306 HOB
2/7/2013 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 153
2/11/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/12/2013 House • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 151
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 151
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 31
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/07/13, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 145
3/7/2013 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 203
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 203
3/8/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/12/13
3/12/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 221
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/13/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 235
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 235
3/21/2013 Senate • In Messages
3/22/2013 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 256
3/25/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 256
4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 731
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 731
• Substituted for CS/SB 370 -SJ 731
• Read 2nd time -SJ 731
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 799
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 800
4/30/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1027
5/28/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/7/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/10/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-138