Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

Relocate Dead Human Bodies Title 12 Recodification

Concerning the nonsubstantive relocation of laws related to the treatment of human bodies after death from title 12, Colorado Revised Statutes, as part of the organizational recodification of title 12.
2017 Regular Session
Higher Education
Public Health
Bill Summary

Committee on Legal Services. Current law directs the office of legislative legal services to study the organizational recodification of title 12 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, which relates to professions and occupations. To implement the initial recommendations of the study:

  • Section 1 of the bill relocates parts 1 and 2 of article 34 of title 12 of the Colorado Revised Statutes related to anatomical gift and unclaimed human bodies to new parts 2 and 3 of article 19 of title 15, Colorado Revised Statutes;
  • Sections 2 through 20 of the bill make conforming amendments; and
  • Section 21 repeals article 34 of title 12, Colorado Revised Statutes.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/28/2017 Signed Act PDF
    04/26/2017 Final Act PDF
    04/18/2017 Rerevised PDF
    04/17/2017 Revised PDF
    04/06/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    04/05/2017 Engrossed PDF
    03/10/2017 Introduced PDF
Email addresses for the Colorado legislature have changed from the domain to the domain on December 1, 2022. Details
The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause (unless otherwise specified) is August 7, 2023. Details
The 2023 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) is now available. Details