Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 194
Death--Disposition of Dead Bodies
Section 194.010

August 28, 2014

Encasement of bodies to be shipped.

194.010. A disinterred human body, dead of a disease or any cause, will be treated as infectious and dangerous to the public health, and shall not be offered to or accepted by any common carrier for transportation unless it is encased in an airtight metal or metal-lined burial case, coffin, casket or box that is closed and hermetically sealed.

(RSMo 1939 § 9788)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9067; 1919 § 5823; 1909 § 6691

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