Bill Text: MI HB5469 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Cemeteries and funerals: other; requirement for crematories to have refrigeration on site; mandate. Amends 1968 PA 251 (MCL 456.521 - 456.543) by adding sec. 12b.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-4)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-10-26 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 10/21/2021 [HB5469 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB5469-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 5469

October 21, 2021, Introduced by Reps. Hertel, Tisdel, Sneller, Sabo, Steenland, Anthony, Sowerby, Stone, Young, Shannon, Yaroch, Huizenga and O'Malley and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

A bill to amend 1968 PA 251, entitled

"Cemetery regulation act,"

(MCL 456.521 to 456.543) by adding section 12b.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 12b. A cemetery owner that owns a crematory, or an operator of that crematory, shall establish and maintain inside that crematory a refrigeration unit that is suitable for storing human remains. If the body of a deceased individual is not cremated within 24 hours after arrival at the crematory, the cemetery owner or operator must keep the body in a refrigeration unit under this section with an air temperature not to exceed 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

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