VA HB2116 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Disposition of the remains of a decedent; right to control. Establishes a priority order for the right to control the disposition of the remains of a decedent; the location, manner, and condition of disposition; and the arrangements for funeral goods and services to be provided, as well as circumstances that would forfeit this right. The bill establishes procedures for resolving disagreements among those who have the right to control and provides liability protections for licensed funeral establishments, funeral service licensees, registered crematories, or registered crematory operators that rely in good faith upon the instructions of an individual claiming the right of disposition.

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Disposition of the remains of a decedent; right to control.



2019-02-05HouseTabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
2019-01-16HouseAssigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2019-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100545D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
321309.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5412800(n/a)See Bill Text
5412807(n/a)See Bill Text
5412807.01(n/a)See Bill Text
5412807.02(n/a)See Bill Text
5412825(n/a)See Bill Text

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