Senate Bill 184

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Last Action 02/22/22: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to coroners.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 833
Sponsor D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 72.450 to allow a coroner who is in possession of an unclaimed body to elect to cremate certain unclaimed bodies, in lieu of burial, and either offer the cremains to specified individuals, or inter the cremains provided no inquest has been held or is intended to be held and there is no reason to believe the body will be needed as evidence in any criminal matter or cremation is or may be inconsistent with the decedent's personal wishes or cultural or religious beliefs.
Index Headings of Original Version Crime Victims - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Deaths - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Local Government - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Police, City and County - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Religion - Unclaimed bodies, cremation, prohibitions
Cemeteries and Burials - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Coroners - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Counties - Unclaimed bodies, cremation
Local Mandate - Unclaimed bodies, cremation

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02/17/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/22/22
  • to State & Local Government (S)


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