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

ORS 97.772
Definition of “historic cemetery”

For purposes of ORS 97.772 (Definition of “historic cemetery”) to 97.784 (Executive secretary), “historic cemetery” means any burial place that contains the remains of one or more persons who died before February 14, 1909. [1999 c.731 §1; 2003 c.173 §1]
Note: 97.772 (Definition of “historic cemetery”) to 97.784 (Executive secretary) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 97 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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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