House Bill 601

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Last Action to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the disposition of human remains.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 2030
Sponsors J. Fischer, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 367.93117 to authorize a religious society to control the disposition of a decedent's body and make funeral, burial, and ceremonial arrangements if an individual in the next degree of kinship is not available.
Index Headings of Original Version Cemeteries and Burials - Decedents, authorized designees for
Deaths - Decedents, authorized designees for
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Decedents, authorized designees for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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02/27/18
  • introduced in House
03/01/18
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
03/06/18
  • posted in committee
03/08/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/09/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/13/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2018
03/14/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
03/15/18
  • received in Senate
03/16/18
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; amend KRS 367.97524 to permit a funeral director who has been in possession of unclaimed cremated remains for two years or more to inter, bury, entomb, or place the cremated remains in a columbarium or to deliver the cremated remains to a bona fide religious society, veterans organization, or civil group for interment, burial, entombment, or placement in a columbarium; and to exempt a crematory authority or licensed funeral directory from liability for delivering cremated remains that have been in their possession for two years or more to a bona fide religious society, veterans organization, or civil group for the sole purpose of interment, burial, entombment, or placement in a columbarium.
Index Headings Cemeteries and Burials - Decedents, authorized designees for
Deaths - Decedents, authorized designees for
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Decedents, authorized designees for

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:00 PM (EST)