2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 23 - Health and Safety
Chapter 23-18 - Cemeteries
Section 23-18-14 - Records of disposition.
§ 23-18-14. Records of disposition.
(a) "Agencies", as defined in § 23-18-1, are responsible for the proper maintenance of all records of disposition of human remains, and all burials shall be accompanied with appropriate records or combination of records giving location and name of deceased, date of burial, record of property owner, and a geographic schematic indicating the specific location of final disposition. The agencies have the ability to cross reference this material as the agencies deem necessary as long as the records insure the accuracy and quality control of the location and name of the deceased.
(b) The agencies shall supply this information to the general public upon reasonable request.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 435, § 1.)