SB 8 Guardians; disposition of remains.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Guardians; disposition of remains.  Grants both public and private guardians authority to make arrangements for the funeral and disposition of remains, including cremation, interment, entombment, memorialization, inurnment, or scattering of the cremains, or some combination thereof, if the guardian is not aware of any person that has been otherwise designated to make such arrangements. The bill also clarifies that such guardians may make such arrangements if the next of kin of the deceased does not wish to make the arrangements or cannot be located.

Full text:
12/16/11  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100041D  pdf
03/08/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB8ER)  pdf
03/30/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0463)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed

Status:
12/16/11  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100041D
12/16/11  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/12  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
01/17/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/17/12  Senate: Motion to reconsider reading dispensed agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
01/17/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/18/12  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/19/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/12  House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/27/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
02/27/12  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (18-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  House: Read second time
03/01/12  House: Read third time
03/01/12  House: Committee amendments agreed to
03/01/12  House: Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/12  House: Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/12  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/12  Senate: Enrolled
03/08/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB8ER)
03/08/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/12  Senate: Signed by President
03/30/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 463 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0463)