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

ORS 97.987
Department of Transportation use of federal moneys for cemetery care


In addition to any other duties of the Department of Transportation, the department may apply for, accept and expend, use or dispose of moneys and property received from the federal government for the purpose of establishing any program of restoration, care, maintenance and preservation of cemeteries. The department shall administer any funds received pursuant to this section in accordance with the conditions established by the federal government.


In carrying out the provisions of subsection (1) of this section the Department of Transportation may contract or consult with any nonprofit corporation established for the purpose of promoting cemetery care and maintenance. [Formerly 97.975]
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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