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The DC Code: 43 Cemeteries and Crematories
43-101: Incorporation; powers.
43-102: Powers to acquire and sell land.
43-103: Burial ground to be platted and surveyed.
43-104: Inclosure and ornamentation of land; purchase of equipment.
43-105: Duty to inclose and underdrain.
43-106: Application of proceeds of sales of lots.
43-107: Officers enumerated; term of office; effect of failure to choose officers.
43-108: Election of officers.
43-109: Lot owners are voting members of corporation.
43-111: Exemption from taxation and sale on execution.
43-112: Dedication of land; title vested in perpetuity.
43-113: Grants and bequests for care of lots.
43-114: Distance from City and from dwellings.
43-115: Mayor authorized to license certain lands for cemetery purposes.
43-116: Lots to be conspicuously marked; plat to be recorded; size and depth of graves.
43-117: Register of burials; contents.
43-118: Superintendent of cemetery to register at Department of Human Services.
43-119: Movement or disposal of tissue taken from dead body.
43-120: Keeping and exhibiting dead bodies.
43-121: Place of burial.
43-122: Mode of burial.
43-123: Reopening graves; graves of pestilential disease victims.
43-124: Crematories; consent of property owners; permit.
43-125: Embalming; removal of tissue immediately after death.
43-128: Court-ordered disinterment or disposal of ashes not affected.
43-129: Cremation required in certain cases. [Repealed]
43-130: Public crematory established. [Repealed]
43-131: Act for promotion of anatomical science not affected by crematory law.