Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 697.005
Burial or Cremation Assistance Registry

The department shall:


establish and maintain a registry of:


participating funeral homes and cemeteries willing to provide free common burial or low-cost private burial; and


private nonprofit organizations that register with the department to provide financial assistance for the costs associated with burial or cremation of the embryonic and fetal tissue remains of an unborn child; and


make the registry information available on request to a physician, health care facility, or agent of a physician or health care facility.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 441 (S.B. 8), Sec. 13, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 697.005 — Burial or Cremation Assistance Registry, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­697.­htm#697.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 697.005’s source at texas​.gov