517.071 Rules governing product of fetal death.

(A) As used in this section and section 517.072 of the Revised Code, "fetal death" has the same meaning as in section 3705.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) A board of township trustees may adopt rules for any township cemetery over which it has control for the burial, re-interment, or disinterment of the product of a fetal death.

(C) With regard to the product of a fetal death, on the request of the mother and in compliance with cemetery rules, a township cemetery shall inter the product of the fetal death in accordance with one of the following:

(1) In a single grave within the cemetery that contains, or will contain, the remains of a parent, sibling, or grandparent;

(2) In another location of the cemetery, including a separate burial ground for infants, on a temporary or permanent basis.

Cite as R.C. § 517.071

History. Effective Date: 2008 SB175 09-12-2008