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Laws Concerning Funeral Homes, Crematories, and Organ and Tissue Donations

Professions & Occupations

This memorandum provides information related to:

  • the regulatory oversight of funeral homes and crematories in Colorado and professionals working in these establishments;
  • laws regulating organ and tissue donation;
  • non-donation tissue banks; and
  • recent Colorado legislation related to these topics.


Email addresses for the Colorado legislature have changed from the domain to the domain on December 1, 2022. Details
The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause (unless otherwise specified) is August 7, 2023. Details
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