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A03158
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1172
Session of
2023
INTRODUCED BY DALEY, RABB, HILL-EVANS, ISAACSON, SANCHEZ,
MADDEN, GUENST, BURGOS, KINSEY, KINKEAD, N. NELSON, CIRESI,
HOHENSTEIN, McNEILL AND INNAMORATO, MAY 18, 2023
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY,
MAY 18, 2023
AN ACT
Amending Title 1 (General Provisions) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in rules of construction, further
providing for definitions.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1991 of Title 1 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a definition to read:
ยง 1991. Definitions.
The following words and phrases, when used in any statute
finally enacted on or after September 1, 1937, unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meanings
given to them in this section:
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"Cremation." The technical process, using mechanical ,
thermal or other dissolution or thermal process, including
alkaline hydrolysis, that reduces human remains to bone
fragments. The term includes the processing and pulverization of
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bone fragments and the placement of the processed remains in a
cremated remains container.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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