Section 759.49 | Rules governing product of fetal death.
(B) The legislative authority of a municipal corporation owning a public burial ground or cemetery, whether within or without the municipal corporation, may pass and provide for the enforcement of ordinances for the burial, re-interment, or disinterment of the product of a fetal death in that public burial ground or cemetery.
(C) With regard to the product of a fetal death, on the request of the mother and in compliance with the public burial ground or cemetery's ordinances, a public burial ground or cemetery shall inter the product of the fetal death in accordance with one of the following:
(1) In a single grave within the public burial ground or cemetery that contains, or will contain, the remains of a parent, sibling, or grandparent;
(2) In another location of the public burial ground or cemetery, including a separate burial ground for infants, on a temporary or permanent basis.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 12, 2008 – Senate Bill 175, 127th General Assembly [ View September 12, 2008 Version ]