2014 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 34 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 26A - Crematories And Cremations
§ 34-26A-15 Removal of pacemaker or hazardous implants.

SD Codified L § 34-26A-15 (2014) What's This?

34-26A-15. Removal of pacemaker or hazardous implants. No body may be cremated with a pacemaker in place. The party that authorizes the cremation of the human remains shall be responsible for taking all necessary steps to ensure that any pacemakers or hazardous implants are removed before cremation.

Source: SL 1988, ch 283, § 15.

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