68.24.140  <<  68.24.150 >>   68.24.160

Unlawful employment of others to dispose of human remains. (Effective until May 1, 2020.)

Every person who pays, causes to be paid, or offers to pay to any other person, firm, or corporation, directly or indirectly, except as provided in RCW 68.24.140, any commission, bonus, or rebate, or other thing of value in consideration of recommending or causing the disposition of human remains in any crematory or cemetery, is guilty of a misdemeanor. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense.
[ 2005 c 365 § 81; 1943 c 247 § 75; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 3778-75.]

Unlawful employment of others to dispose of human remains. (Effective May 1, 2020.)

Every person who pays, causes to be paid, or offers to pay to any other person, firm, or corporation, directly or indirectly, except as provided in RCW 68.24.140, any commission, bonus, or rebate, or other thing of value in consideration of recommending or causing the disposition of human remains in any cremation, alkaline hydrolysis, or natural organic reduction facility or cemetery, is guilty of a misdemeanor. Each violation constitutes a separate offense.

NOTES:

Effective date2019 c 432: See note following RCW 68.05.175.
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