Health And Safety Code
Section 716.101:

Unidentified Human Remains

(a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), a crematory establishment may not accept for cremation unidentified human remains.


Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a crematory establishment may accept for cremation unidentified human remains from a county on the order of:


the county commissioners court; or


a court located in the county.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 178, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 747, Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.

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