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37.114.303    FUNERALS

(1) A funeral service for a person who died of a reportable disease must be conducted in accordance with instructions of a local health officer.

(2) If a person dies from a disease requiring quarantine of contacts, a funeral service for that person may be open to the public only if the casket remains closed and those contacts subject to the quarantine who attend the funeral are segregated from the rest of those attending, unless the contacts have been determined by a local health officer to be incapable of transmitting the infection or disease which caused the death.

(3) Transportation of dead human bodies must be in accord with ARM 37.116.103.

History: 50-1-202, MCA; IMP, 50-1-202, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 1579, Eff. 6/13/80; AMD, 1987 MAR p. 2147, Eff. 11/28/87; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 913.

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