2012 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hucker, Cullison, Barkley, Barve, Carr, Feldman, Harrison, Kaiser, Luedtke, and Vaughn
Cremation Choice Act of 2012


Expanding the definition of "cremation" used by the Office of Cemetery Oversight and the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors to also mean cold cremation, which is the disposition of human remains by deep freezing and evaporation.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subject:


Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 5-101 , 5-204 )
Health - General
( 5-508 )
Health Occupations
( 7-101 , 7-205 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations