Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 716.103
Identification Responsibility of Crematory


A crematory establishment shall place on the exterior of a cremation container a label with the deceased person’s name as provided by the authorizing agent unless the crematory establishment knows the name is incorrect.


A crematory establishment shall place, with the cremated remains, in the temporary container, urn, or other permanent container, a permanent metal identification disc, bracelet, or other item that can be used to identify the deceased person.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 178, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 263 (H.B. 1468), Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 716.103 — Identification Responsibility of Crematory, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­716.­htm#716.­103 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 716.103’s source at texas​.gov