00RS SB272


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SB 272 (BR 2173) - D. Boswell

     AN ACT relating to cremation.
     Amend KRS 367.97524 and KRS 367.97527 to establish that crematories and funeral directors who arrange for a cremation are not liable if they rely in good faith on the representations of the authorizing agent regarding the decision to cremate; amend KRS 367.97527 to permit the crematory to obtain an order from the District Court in the county where the funeral home or crematory is located before accepting the human remains for cremation if there is a dispute between the prior arrangement of the decedent and the demands of the next class of authorizing agent on whether to cremate.

     Feb 15-introduced in Senate
     Feb 17-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 1, 2000
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 2-received in House
     Mar 3-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 8-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 17, 2000
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Mar 21-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 171)

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