PRIOR PRINTER'S NOS. 560, 1250
PRINTER'S NO. 1282
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY BRUBAKER, GREENLEAF, TOMLINSON, FONTANA, BREWSTER, VOGEL, VULAKOVICH, STACK, WHITE, ERICKSON, EICHELBERGER, ALLOWAY, RAFFERTY, WAUGH, TARTAGLIONE, FARNESE, MENSCH, SOLOBAY, BROWNE, SCARNATI, HUGHES, BOSCOLA AND FERLO, MARCH 1, 2013
AS AMENDED ON SECOND CONSIDERATION, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, JUNE 24, 2013
1Amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the
2Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ownership of property
3and legal title and equitable estate, further providing for
4right to dispose of a decedent's remains.
<-10Section 1. Section 305(a) of Title 20 of the Pennsylvania
11Consolidated Statutes is amended, subsection (e) is amended by
12adding definitions and the section is amended by adding a
13subsection to read:
14§ 305. Right to dispose of a decedent's remains.
1decedent's remains shall be as set forth in this section unless
2otherwise specifically provided by <-DD Form 93 or waiver and
3agreement of the person entitled to make such determination
4under this section, subject to the provisions of <-[a valid will
5executed by the decedent and<-] section 8611(a) (relating to
6persons who may execute anatomical gift).
<-7(a.1) Exception for members of the armed forces.--The
8determination of the final disposition of a decedent's remains
9shall be as set forth in this section unless otherwise
10specifically provided by a DD Form-93 executed later in time
11than a valid will executed by the decedent or a waiver and
12agreement of the person entitled to make such determination
13under this section, subject to the provisions of section
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22"DD Form 93." A valid document or a successor form provided
23by the Department of Defense that is signed by a member of the
24armed <-services forces and designates a person to direct the
25disposition of the remains of the person who signed the form.
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27Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.