2021 Colorado Code
Title 15 - Probate, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Article 19 - Treatment of Human Bodies After Death
Part 3 - Unclaimed Human Bodies
§ 15-19-301. Board for Distribution of Unclaimed Human Bodies - Rules
- The deans and the heads of the departments of anatomy and surgery of the accredited medical and dental schools of this state are constituted a board for the distribution and delivery of unclaimed dead human bodies, described in this part 3, to and among such institutions that, under the provisions of this part 3, are entitled to distribution. The board has full power to establish rules for its government, and to appoint and remove officers, and shall keep full and complete minutes of its transactions. Records shall also be kept, under its direction, of all bodies received and distributed by the board, and of the institutions to which the same may be distributed. The minutes and records shall be open at all times to the inspection of each member of the board and of any district attorney of any county within this state. The name of the board of distribution shall be the anatomical board of the state of Colorado, called, in this part 3, the “anatomical board”. The anatomical board, in its discretion, may exempt any counties or other districts from the provisions of this part 3 for any calendar year by the rules of the board issued for that year.
History. Source: L. 2017: Entire part added with relocations,(SB 17-223), ch. 158, p. 554, § 1, effective August 9.
This section is similar to former § 12-34-201 as it existed prior to 2017.
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