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2020 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 15 - Probate, Trusts, And Fiduciaries
Article 19. Treatment of Human Bodies After Death
PART 1 DISPOSITION OF LAST REMAINS
- Section 15-19-101. Short title.
- Section 15-19-102. Legislative declaration - construction.
- Section 15-19-103. Definitions.
- Section 15-19-104. Declaration of disposition of last remains.
- Section 15-19-105. Reliance - declarations.
- Section 15-19-106. Right to dispose of remains.
- Section 15-19-106.5. Disposition of abandoned cremated remains of veterans - liability applicability - definitions.
- Section 15-19-107. Declaration of disposition of last remains.
- Section 15-19-108. Interstate effect of declaration.
- Section 15-19-109. Effect of criminal charges.
Editor's note: This part 2 was added with relocations in 2017. Former C.R.S. section numbers are shown in editor's notes following those sections that were relocated. For a detailed comparison of this part 2, see the comparative tables located in the back of the index.
- Section 15-19-201. Short title.
- Section 15-19-202. Definitions.
- Section 15-19-203. Applicability.
- Section 15-19-204. Who may make anatomical gift before donor's death.
- Section 15-19-205. Manner of making anatomical gift before donor's death.
- Section 15-19-206. Amending or revoking anatomical gift before donor's death.
- Section 15-19-207. Refusal to make anatomical gift - effect of refusal.
- Section 15-19-208. Preclusive effect of anatomical gift, amendment, or revocation.
- Section 15-19-209. Who may make anatomical gift of decedent's body or part.
- Section 15-19-211. Persons that may receive anatomical gift - purpose of anatomical gift.
- Section 15-19-213. Delivery of document of gift not required - right to examine.
- Section 15-19-214. Rights and duties of procurement organization and others.
- Section 15-19-215. Coordination of procurement and use.
- Section 15-19-216. Sale or purchase of parts prohibited.
- Section 15-19-217. Other prohibited acts.
- Section 15-19-218. Immunity.
- Section 15-19-219. Law governing validity - choice of law as to execution of document of gift presumption of validity.
- Section 15-19-220. Donor registry.
- Section 15-19-221. Effect of anatomical gift on advance health-care directive - definitions.
- Section 15-19-222. Cooperation between coroner and procurement organization.
- Section 15-19-223. Facilitation of anatomical gift from decedent whose body is under jurisdiction of coroner.
- Section 15-19-224. Uniformity of application and construction.
- Section 15-19-225. Relation to "Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act".
Editor's note: This part 3 was added with relocations in 2017. Former C.R.S. section numbers are shown in editor's notes following those sections that were relocated. For a detailed comparison of this part 3, see the comparative tables located in the back of the index.
Law reviews: For article, "Organ Donation Update", see 13 Colo. Law 612 (1984).
- Section 15-19-301. Board for distribution of unclaimed human bodies - rules.
- Section 15-19-302. Duty of public officers as to unclaimed bodies.
- Section 15-19-303. Claiming of body - publication of notice.
- Section 15-19-304. Disposition of all or any portion of body after death - nonliability.
- Section 15-19-305. Unlawful to hold autopsy.
- Section 15-19-306. Holding of body for twenty days.
- Section 15-19-307. Disposition of remains.
- Section 15-19-308. Expense to be borne by institutions.
- Section 15-19-309. Penalty.
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