Offenses Committed Against A Deceased Human Body
The act changes the penalty for abuse of a corpse to a class 6 felony.
The act states that a defendant may not be convicted of more than one offense for tampering with a deceased human body and abuse of a corpse if the act arises out of a single incident.
The statute of limitations for tampering with a deceased human body and abuse of a corpse will commence upon discovery of the criminal act.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)