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Offenses Committed Against A Deceased Human Body

Concerning punishments related to offenses committed against a deceased human body.
2020 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The act changes the penalty for abuse of a corpse to a class 6 felony.

The act states that a defendant may not be convicted of more than one offense for tampering with a deceased human body and abuse of a corpse if the act arises out of a single incident.

The statute of limitations for tampering with a deceased human body and abuse of a corpse will commence upon discovery of the criminal act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/01/2020 Signed Act PDF
    03/17/2020 Final Act PDF
    03/11/2020 Rerevised PDF
    03/10/2020 Revised PDF
    02/12/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    02/10/2020 Engrossed PDF
    01/17/2020 Introduced PDF

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