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The DC Code: § 3-205 Bodies to be used in District; duty of persons receiving bodies; disposal of remains.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)

It shall be the duty of each and every officer, agent, and employee of every school and board receiving bodies under the provisions of this chapter to see that such bodies are used in the District of Columbia and for the promotion of the medical, dental, or mortuary sciences, and for no other purpose whatsoever, and that after being so used the remains thereof are disposed of in accordance with law.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-1405. 1973 Ed., § 2-205. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-199, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-201. DC CODE § 3-205 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 29, 1902, 32 Stat. 174, ch. 638, § 5; Mar. 10, 1983, D.C. Law 4-199, § 8(c), 30 DCR 119.)