Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The fourth paragraph of section 84 of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1994 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out clause (i) and inserting in place thereof the following clause:-
(i) the resale or rental of any casket or part of any casket which has previously been used as a receptacle for, or in any connection with, the burial or other disposition of a dead human body, without the knowledge and consent of the consumer; provided, however, that any such casket or part of any such casket intended for reuse shall be equipped with a removable liner and said removable liner shall be removed from said casket prior to reuse; provided, further, that the board shall promulgate and adopt rules and regulations concerning said reuse of caskets.
SECTION 2. The rules and regulations required to be promulgated and adopted by the board of registration in embalming and funeral directing, pursuant to section one of this act, shall be promulgated and adopted within one hundred and eighty days from the effective date of this act.