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The DC Code: § 7-178 Reception, burial, and identification of ashes of certain cremated indigent persons.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

The Director of the Department of Human Services is authorized to provide and furnish proper containers for the reception, burial, and identification of the ashes of all human bodies of indigent persons that are cremated at the public crematorium, which ashes remain unclaimed after 12 months from date of such cremation.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-114. 1973 Ed., § 6-115. Miscellaneous Notes Office of Director of Public Health abolished: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-101. DC CODE § 7-178 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 21, 1928, 45 Stat. 669, ch. 659; July 3, 1930, 46 Stat. 975, ch. 848; Aug. 1, 1950, 64 Stat. 393, ch. 513, § 1.)