MS HB570 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Amend Section 41-61-69, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit Cremation Of A Body Until The County Medical Examiner Of The County In Which The Death Occurred Certifies That He Or She Investigated The Cause And The Manner Of Death, Has The Opinion That No Further Examination Is Necessary And Approves The Cremation Of The Body; To Amend Section 41-61-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Any Person With Knowledge That A Body May Be Cremated To Promptly Inform The County Medical Examiner Of The County In Which The Death Occurred For Purposes Of An Investigation Of The Body; To Amend Section 73-11-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit A Licensed Funeral Establishment Or Other Licensee Of The Board From Cremating A Human Body Without Approval From The County Medical Examiner Of The County In Which The Death Occurred; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Cremation; prohibit until approved by county medical examiner.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Judiciary A

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
416161Amended CodeSee Bill Text
416169Amended CodeSee Bill Text
731173Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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