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After investigating deaths of persons who are to be cremated, the coroner or medical
examiner may give approval for cremation and shall record such approval by either signing a
cremation authorization form or electronically through the centralized electronic system for
the processing of death records established by the state registrar. It shall be a misdemeanor to
perform a cremation without such approval.
History: 2006 c 260 art 8 s 13