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Offenses Committed Against A Deceased Human Body

Concerning punishments related to offenses committed against a deceased human body.
2020 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill changes the penalty for abuse of a corpse to a class 6 felony.

The bill states that a defendant may not be convicted of more than one offense if one offense is for tampering with a deceased human body and the other offense is for abuse of a corpse, if the act arises out of a single incident.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (6 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/17/2020 Final Act PDF
    03/11/2020 Rerevised PDF
    03/10/2020 Revised PDF
    02/12/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    02/10/2020 Engrossed PDF
    01/17/2020 Introduced PDF

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