2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-504. (Formerly Sec. 19-587). Removal of bodies of deceased persons from presence of patients in hospitals, residential care homes and rest homes.

      Sec. 19a-504. (Formerly Sec. 19-587). Removal of bodies of deceased persons from presence of patients in hospitals, residential care homes and rest homes. The Department of Public Health shall adopt such regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, pertaining to the prompt removal of bodies of deceased persons from the presence of other patients in hospitals, residential care homes or rest homes as will minimize, as far as possible, disturbance of such other patients.

      (1971, P.A. 143; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 97-112, S. 2; P.A. 01-195, S. 157, 181.)

      History: Sec. 19-49a transferred to Sec. 19-587 in 1977; P.A. 77-614 replaced department of health with department of health services, effective January 1, 1979; Sec. 19-587 transferred to Sec. 19a-504 in 1983; 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; P.A. 97-112 replaced "homes for the aged" with "residential care homes"; P.A. 01-195 made technical changes, effective July 11, 2001.

      See Secs. 7-64 to 7-72, inclusive, re disposal of bodies and disinterment procedures, generally.

      See Sec. 19a-91 re transportation of bodies.

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