House Bill 88

Last Action posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to the appropriate care and disposition of human remains.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 196
Sponsors L. Clark, J. Donohue, D. Horlander
Summary of Original Version State the purpose of the Act; amend KRS 213.076 to require the place of final disposition to be recorded on the death certificate; amend KRS 367.934 to require that any grave space, underground crypt, or mausoleum crypt must match the place of final disposition before a final payment shall be made; amend KRS 367.946 to require registrants to identify the location of each grave space, underground crypt, mausoleum and niche sold annually, and to require each registrant to submit a report listing the specific location of each grave space within the cemetery, and to require the Office of the Attorney General to establish and maintain a database; amend KRS 367.948 to require a cross-reference between grave spaces, underground crypts, and mausoleum crypts to any contract entered into for the sale of the space; create a new section of KRS 367.934 to 367.974 to require a space of at least six inches between grave spaces.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Recording of grave space inventories, $25 fee for
Deaths - Death certificate, include grave space location
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Grave space location, recording of
Fees - Recording of grave space inventories, $25 fee for
Occupations and Professions - Cemetery registrants, identification and recording of grave spaces
Attorney General - Grave space location, recording of
Cemeteries and Burials - Grave space location, reporting of


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
  • posted in committee

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