Rights and Duties Relating to Cemeteries, Human Bodies and Anatomical Gifts

ORS 97.210
Exceptions to application of ORS 97.170 to 97.200

  • rules

The body of any person who died of smallpox, diphtheria, scarlet fever or other disease that the Oregon Health Authority, by rule, may prescribe, shall not be subject to the provisions of ORS 97.170 (Disposition of unclaimed body of deceased person) to 97.200 (Disposition of remains after use). [Amended by 1977 c.582 §2; 2009 c.595 §62]
Chapter 97

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Embalming dead human body without prior authorization from surviving spouse or next of kin, (1981) Vol 41, p 457


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