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

ORS 97.813
Standards of care for and public access to endowment care cemeteries

  • rules

The Department of Consumer and Business Services, in collaboration with the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board, shall adopt rules relating to:


Minimum standards of care for the maintenance and operation of endowment care cemeteries; and


The ability of the public to access the premises of endowment care cemeteries. [2019 c.8 §4]
Note: 97.813 (Standards of care for and public access to endowment care cemeteries) was added to and made a part of 97.810 (Endowment care and nonendowed care cemeteries) to 97.920 (Judgment declaring nuisance, authorizing abatement and creating and foreclosing lien) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. 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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