PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
MORTICIANS, FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS
54-1120. Receiving body for transportation outside state without permit prohibited — Cremation and removal of human remains. It shall be unlawful for any public transportation agent of any public transportation facility to receive a dead human body for shipment or transportation by any means of transportation or conveyance to or from any point in this state, or to a point outside this state, unless said embalmed human body is accompanied by a permit for final disposition signed by the individual authorized by law to certify the cause of death. Human remains shall not be delivered to a crematory or removed from the casket or other container without the written consent of the person giving the consent to the cremation of the body.
[54-1120, added 1970, ch. 70, sec. 19, p. 167; am. 1972, ch. 112, sec. 1, p. 227; am. 2003, ch. 257, sec. 15, p. 676.]