2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-270a. (Formerly Sec. 19a-283). Disposition of remains of bodies.

      Sec. 19a-270a. (Formerly Sec. 19a-283). Disposition of remains of bodies. The professors and teachers in the institutions designated in section 19a-270 shall dispose of the remains of all bodies, received in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, in a manner consistent with public propriety and as directed by the Department of Public Health, after the same have answered the purposes of study. Said department shall keep a record of the name, sex and last residence, if known, of each person whose body is so received.

      (1949 Rev., S. 4216; 1953, S. 2145d; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58.)

      History: P.A. 77-614 replaced department of health with department of health services, effective January 1, 1979; Sec. 19-141 transferred to Sec. 19a-283 in 1983; Sec. 19a-283 transferred to Sec. 19a-270a in 1993; P.A. 93-381 replaced department of health services with department of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995.

      Annotation to former section 19a-283:

      Cited. 194 C. 635, 644.

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