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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.


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The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details