Amendment #1 to H.2110

An Act relative to the transporting of deceased persons

recommend that the bill be amended The third paragraph of section 4 of Chapter 38 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following words:—

When transporting the body, the medical examiner, the chief of police of the city or town wherein the body lays, or any of their representatives must transport the body in a sealable plastic body bag. If any of the above listed parties are transporting a deceased person from a hospital, convalescent or nursing home, or any other medical facility that facility must have prepared the deceased for transportation in a sealable plastic body bag.