2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:651 — Human remains

CHAPTER 10.  HUMAN REMAINS

§651.  Interring or cremating

Except in cases of lawful dissection or where a dead body shall rightfully be carried through or removed from the state for the purposes of interment or cremation elsewhere, every dead body of a human being lying within this state, and the remains of any dissected body, after dissection, shall be decently interred or cremated within a reasonable time after death.

Acts 1974, No. 417, §1.

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