A person commits the crime of abuse of corpse in the second degree if, except as otherwise authorized by law, the person intentionally:
Abuses a corpse; or
Disinters, removes or carries away a corpse.
Abuse of corpse in the second degree is a Class C felony.
As used in this section and ORS 166.087 (Abuse of corpse in the first degree), “abuse of corpse” includes treatment of a corpse by any person in a manner not recognized by generally accepted standards of the community or treatment by a professional person in a manner not generally accepted as suitable practice by other members of the profession, as may be defined by rules applicable to the profession. [1971 c.743 §225; 1985 c.207 §2; 1993 c.294 §1]