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§ 951. Transporting of bodies for autopsy or scientific tests

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 37. Medicolegal Investigations
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 951
§ 951. Transporting of bodies for autopsy or scientific tests
The Chief Medical Examiner shall maintain a contract transport service authorized to transport bodies of deceased persons of whose death he or she is officially informed to an appropriate place for autopsy or for the performance of scientific tests; provided that, after the autopsy shall have been performed or such tests made, the bodies of such deceased persons shall be returned to the county from which they were brought, or, when so authorized by the district attorney of the county and upon request of the nearest relative of the deceased or other person who may be responsible for burial, the body may be transported to some place other than the county. The Chief Medical Examiner or his or her designee may authorize payment for the services in transporting the body to the place designated for autopsy, which shall be submitted upon a claim filed with the Board of Medicolegal Investigations.


Laws 1961, p. 608, § 21, eff. Jan. 2, 1962; Laws 1963, c. 302, § 6, emerg. eff. June 19, 1963; Laws 1972, c. 246, § 20, emerg. eff. April 7, 1972; Laws 2014, c. 293, § 20, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 951, OK ST T. 63 § 951
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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