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













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.