34-26 CUSTODY AND DISPOSITION OF BODIES AND BODY PARTS
CUSTODY AND DISPOSITION OF BODIES AND BODY PARTS
Personal right to direct disposition of body and bodily parts--Inconsistent statutes not
Dissection authorized by decedent during life.
Dissection authorized by spouse or next of kin.
Dissection for purposes of inquest authorized by coroner, sheriff, or state's attorney.
Dissection of body of state institution inmate--Consent of next of kin required--Abandoned inmate.
Dissection authorized by legislative enactment.
Notice to medical school of unclaimed body--Requisition by and forwarding to
Receipt and record of bodies received by medical school.
Embalming and preservation of bodies by medical school--Claim by friend or
Use of unclaimed bodies by medical school--Burial of remains.
Autopsies at hospitals for the mentally ill.
Unauthorized dissection of body as misdemeanor.
Right to custody of dead body--Coroner's custody pending inquest.
Burial within reasonable time required.
Persons charged with duty of burial--Grave marker.
Duty of burial on failure by persons first charged--County claim against estate for
expense of burial.
Failure to make burial as misdemeanor--Civil liability for treble expenses.
Provisions applicable to parts of body.
34-26-20, 34-26-21. Repealed.
Information on organ donation to be made available to persons obtaining driver
license or identification card.
34-26-22 to 34-26-46. Repealed.
Hospital protocol for identifying potential organ donors.
Who may make anatomical gift before donor's death.
Manner of making anatomical gift before donor's death.
Amending or revoking anatomical gift before donor's death.
Refusal to make anatomical gift--Effect of refusal.
Preclusive effect of anatomical gift, amendment, or revocation.
Who may make anatomical gift of decedent's body or part.
Manner of making, amending, or revoking anatomical gift of decedent's body or part.
Persons who may receive anatomical gift--Purpose of anatomical gift.
Search and notification.
Delivery of document of gift not required--Right to examine.
Rights and duties of procurement organization and others.
Coordination of procurement and use.
Sale or purchase of parts prohibited.
Other prohibited acts.
Law governing validity--Choice of law as to execution of document of gift--Presumption of validity.
Effect of anatomical gift on advance health care directive.
Cooperation between coroner and procurement organization.
Facilitation of anatomical gift from decedent whose body is under jurisdiction of
Uniformity of application and construction.
Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.