2017 Georgia Code
Title 31 - Health
Chapter 21 - Dead Bodies
Article 2 - Disposition of Unclaimed Dead Bodies
§ 31-21-24. Transportation of bodies
The board for distribution may employ a carrier or carriers for the conveyance of bodies described in Code Section 31-21-21, which bodies shall be well enclosed in suitable incasements and carefully deposited free from public observation. The carrier or carriers shall obtain receipts containing the deceased's name or, if the person is unknown, a description for each body delivered, and shall deposit such receipts with the secretary of the above board, who shall record and preserve them.