§ 1-301. Definitions
Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-301
§ 1-301. Definitions
As used in this article:
5. “Live birth” means the complete expulsion or extraction from the mother of a product of human conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which, after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached;
8. “Fetal death” means death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception after the fetus has advanced to or beyond the twelfth week of uterogestation. The death is indicated by the fact that, after such expulsion or extraction, the fetus does not breathe or show any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles;
9. “Dead body” means an individual who is determined to be dead pursuant to the provisions of the Uniform Determination of Death Act;1
13. “Disinterment” means the recovery of human remains by exhumation or disentombment. “Disinterment” does not include the raising and lowering of remains to accommodate two interments within a single grave and does not include the repositioning of an outside burial container that encroaches on adjoining burial space.
Laws 1963, c. 325, art. 3, § 301, operative July 1, 1963; Laws 1975, c. 91, § 1, emerg. eff. April 28, 1975; Laws 1986, c. 262, § 4; Laws 2000, c. 52, § 6, emerg. eff. April 14, 2000; Laws 2008, c. 187, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2008; Laws 2011, c. 105, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2011; Laws 2015, c. 37, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.
Title 63, § 3121 et seq.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-301, OK ST T. 63 § 1-301
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023) and the First Extraordinary Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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