Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 194
Death--Disposition of Dead Bodies
Section 194.120

August 28, 2014

Missouri state anatomical board--members--responsibilities.

194.120. 1. That the heads of departments of anatomy, professors and associate professors of anatomy at the educational institutions of the state of Missouri which are now or may hereafter become incorporated, and in which said educational institutions human anatomy is investigated or taught to students in attendance at said educational institutions, shall be and hereby are constituted the "Missouri State Anatomical Board", herein referred to in sections 194.120 to 194.180 as "the board".

2. The board shall have exclusive charge and control of the disposal and delivery of dead human bodies, as described in sections 194.120 to 194.180, to and among such educational institutions as under the provisions of said sections are entitled thereto.

3. The secretary of the board shall keep an accurate record of all bodies received and distributed by the board, showing the dates of receipt and distribution, the sources from which they came to the board, and the name and address of the educational institutions to which the same were sent, which record shall be at all times open to the inspection of each member of the board and of any prosecuting attorney or circuit attorney of any county or city within the state of Missouri.

(RSMo 1939 § 9998)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9128; 1919 § 7343; 1909 § 8324


Board transferred to department of higher education by the Reorganization Act of 1974. See section 173.005.

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