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

ORS 97.740
Definitions for ORS 97.740 to 97.760


For the purposes of ORS 97.740 (Definitions for ORS 97.740 to 97.760) to 97.760 (Civil action by Indian tribe or member):

(1)

“Burial” has the meaning given that term in ORS 358.905 (Definitions for ORS 358.905 to 358.961).

(2)

“Funerary object” has the meaning given that term in ORS 358.905 (Definitions for ORS 358.905 to 358.961).

(3)

“Human remains” has the meaning given that term in ORS 358.905 (Definitions for ORS 358.905 to 358.961).

(4)

“Indian tribe” means any tribe of Indians recognized by the Secretary of the Interior or listed in the Klamath Termination Act, 25 U.S.C. 3564 et seq., or listed in the Western Oregon Indian Termination Act, 25 U.S.C. 3691 et seq., if the traditional cultural area of the tribe includes Oregon lands.

(5)

“Object of cultural patrimony” has the meaning given that term in ORS 358.905 (Definitions for ORS 358.905 to 358.961).

(6)

“Professional archaeologist” means a person who has extensive formal training and experience in systematic, scientific archaeology.

(7)

“Sacred object” has the meaning given that term in ORS 358.905 (Definitions for ORS 358.905 to 358.961). [1977 c.647 §1; 1981 c.442 §3; 1985 c.198 §2; 1993 c.459 §9; 1997 c.249 §34]
§§ 97.740 to 97.760

Law Review Citations

25 EL 463 (1995)

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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