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Chapter 194

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  194.140.  Acceptance of provisions of this law — bond — prohibited actions and penalties. — 1.  The president and secretary, or the dean and registrar, of any educational institution in this state in which human anatomy is being investigated or taught, desiring to accept the provisions of sections 194.120 to 194.180, shall, within thirty days of the first day of each term of said educational institution, make and furnish to the secretary of the board a sworn statement setting forth the number of students in attendance at such educational institution.

  2.  No educational institution shall be allowed or permitted to receive any body or bodies in the manner provided for by sections 194.120 to 194.180 until a bond, approved as to form by the attorney general of this state, shall have been given to the board by or in behalf of such educational institution, which bond shall be in the penal sum of one thousand dollars, conditioned that all such bodies which the said educational institution shall receive thereafter in the manner provided by said sections, shall be used only for the promotion or application of anatomical knowledge and science; and whosoever shall sell or buy such body or bodies, or part or parts of body or bodies, or in any way traffic in the same, or shall transmit or convey or cause to be transmitted or conveyed such body or bodies, or part or parts of such body or bodies, to any place outside of this state, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars or be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year, or both; but this section shall not be construed as prohibiting any physician or dentist licensed to practice his profession in this state, or teachers or investigators of anatomy in said institutions, from transporting human specimens outside of the state for temporary use at scientific meetings or exhibits.


(RSMo 1939 § 9999)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9131; 1919 § 7346; 1909 § 8327

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