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The DC Code: § 43-119 Movement or disposal of tissue taken from dead body.

Index43 Cemeteries and Crematories. (Refs & Annos)

The Council of the District of Columbia may, by act, authorize tissue banks operating pursuant to subchapter III of Chapter 15 of Title 7, or other persons subject to regulations made pursuant to subchapter II-A or III of Chapter 15 of Title 7, or both, to remove, transport, or dispose of tissue taken from such dead body.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 27-119. 1973 Ed., § 27-119a. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-145 substituted " subchapter II-A" for "subchapter II". D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction. Legislative History of Laws Law 4-34, the "Vital Records Act of 1981," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-161, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 16, 1981, and June 30, 1981, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 20, 1981, it was assigned Act No. 4-58 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 17-145, the "Uniform Anatomical Gift Revision Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No.17-58 which was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Judiciary.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on January 8, 2008, and February 5, 2008, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on February 25, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-311 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 17-145 became effective on April 15, 2008. Law 17-353, the "Technical Amendments Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-994 which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 2, 2008, and December 16, 2008, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on January 15, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 17-687 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 17-353 became effective on March 25, 2009. DC CODE § 43-119 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1296, ch. 854, §§ 675, 676; Sept. 22, 1950, 64 Stat. 904, ch. 985, § 1; Sept. 10, 1962, 76 Stat. 536, Pub. L. 87-656, § 10; May 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 270, Pub. L. 91-268, § 9(f); Oct. 8, 1981, D.C. Law 4-34, § 29(c)(1), 28 DCR 3271; Apr. 15, 2008, D.C. Law 17-145, § 30(g)(1), 55 DCR 2532; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 230(f), 56 DCR 1117.)