2019 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 5 - Death
Subtitle 5 - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 5-505. Use of casket

    (a)    Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person may not require that a cremation be performed with a casket. However, the use of a simple container may be required.

    (b)    The person arranging for final disposition of a body may specify that a casket:

        (1)    Be used before cremation;

        (2)    Be consumed during cremation;

        (3)    Be used after cremation; or

        (4)    Not be used before, during, or after cremation.

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