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  193.175.  Person in charge of final disposition of dead body to file notification of death — cremation, requirements — tag affixed with identifying information, requirements. — 1.  The funeral director or person acting as such in charge of final disposition of a dead body shall file a completed notification of death with the local registrar where the death occurred.  Such notification of death shall be on a form or in a format prescribed and furnished by the state registrar and shall be filed or postmarked prior to the date of final disposition of the body.  Such notification of death shall authorize final disposition except as otherwise stated in this section or in section 193.145.  If the body is to be cremated, a completed death certificate shall be filed with the local registrar prior to cremation and shall authorize cremation except as stated in section 193.145.

  2.  The funeral director or person in charge of final disposition of a dead body shall, prior to the interment of such dead body, affix on the ankle or wrist of the deceased and/or in a capsule placed in the casket or, if the dead body is cremated, on the inside of the vessel containing the remains, a tag encased in durable and long-lasting material containing the name of the deceased, the date of birth, date of death and Social Security number of the deceased.

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(L. 1984 S.B. 574, A.L. 1994 S.B. 553)


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