An Act To Create a System Using the Permit for Disposition of Human Remains To Track the Burial of Cremated Remains in a Public Cemetery
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §2843, sub-§3-A, as amended by PL 2017, c. 363, §1, is further amended to read:
For purposes of this subsection, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
This bill changes the requirements for persons responsible for public burying grounds by changing the documentation of cremated remains buried in a burying ground from a permissive function to a mandated duty to be performed by the responsible person within 7 days of the cremated remains being buried.