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65-1761.Licensure of crematory; requirements of crematory and holding facility. (a) No person shall operate a crematory to cremate a dead human body or cause any dead human body to be cremated unless the crematory is licensed under this act.

(b) Any building used as a crematory shall comply with all applicable local and state building codes, zoning laws, ordinances and environmental standards. A crematory shall have, on site, a motorized mechanical device for processing cremated remains either in the building or adjacent to it and a holding facility for the retention of dead human bodies awaiting cremation. The holding facility shall be secure from access by anyone except authorized personnel of the crematory, shall preserve the dignity of the dead human bodies and shall protect the health and safety of the crematory personnel.

(c) All applications for licensure as a crematory shall be on forms furnished and prescribed by the state board of mortuary arts.

History: L. 2001, ch. 183, § 2; Jan. 1, 2002.



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