§ 194.005 Death, legal definition
§ 194.010 Encasement of bodies to be shipped
§ 194.020 Hermetically sealed coffin, specifications
§ 194.060 Transportation of dead body by common carrier, requirements
§ 194.070 Preparation of certain bodies for shipment supervised by health officer
§ 194.080 Preparation of certain dead bodies for shipment
§ 194.090 Preparation necessary for bodies of persons who died of certain ..
§ 194.100 Transportation of bodies where cause of death is noncontagious
§ 194.105 Disinterment for transport to location outside original cemetery — notice, …
§ 194.110 Penalty for violation
§ 194.115 Autopsy — consent required — penalty for violation — availability of …
§ 194.117 Sudden infant death — notification — autopsy by certified child death …
§ 194.119 Right of sepulcher, the right to choose and control final disposition of a ..
§ 194.120 Missouri state anatomical board — members — responsibilities.
§ 194.130 Meetings of board — organization — funds.
§ 194.140 Acceptance of provisions of this law — bond — prohibited actions and penalties.
§ 194.150 Disposal of paupers’ bodies
§ 194.160 Distribution of bodies
§ 194.170 Autopsy not to be held, when
§ 194.180 Penalty for violation
§ 194.197 Depth at which body is buried may be regulated
§ 194.200 Disposition of a stillborn child, definitions, duties of hospital, duties ..
§ 194.210 Definitions
§ 194.215 Applicability of law
§ 194.220 Registry to be established — gift may be made by whom.
§ 194.225 Procedure for making a gift — donor cards, requirements — gift made by …
§ 194.230 Amendment or revocation, procedure
§ 194.235 Refusal to make a gift, evidenced how, requirements
§ 194.240 Person other than donor barred from making, amending, or revoking donor’s ..
§ 194.245 Gift for transplantation, therapy, research, or education, priority list ..
§ 194.250 Document of gift, procedure
§ 194.255 Persons eligible to receive gift in the document of gift — gifts not naming …
§ 194.260 Reasonable search to identify donors — immunity from liability, when.
§ 194.263 Delivery of document of gift not required — examination and copying of …
§ 194.265 Referral to procurement organization, diligent search of donor registry ..
§ 194.270 Hospitals to enter into agreements with procurement organizations
§ 194.275 Purchase or sale of body parts for valuable consideration prohibited — …
§ 194.280 Falsification of documents, penalty
§ 194.285 Immunity from liability, when
§ 194.290 Declarations and advance health care directives — definitions — gift in …
§ 194.292 Requirements for valid execution of a document of gift — presumption of …
§ 194.293 Uniformity of law a consideration in construing statutory provisions
§ 194.294 Effect of law on certain federal acts
§ 194.295 Embalmers authorized to enucleate eyes, when
§ 194.297 Organ donor program fund established — funding, administration, purpose — …
§ 194.299 Money in organ donor program fund, how expended
§ 194.300 Organ donation advisory committee established in department of health and ..
§ 194.302 Advisory committee’s powers and duties — annual report, due when.
§ 194.304 Transfer of donor registry information, department of revenue to cooperate ..
§ 194.307 Effective date for sections 194.240, 194.297 through 194.304 and section ..
§ 194.320 Physical or mental disability, or congenital condition of recipient of ..
§ 194.350 Disposition of cremated remains — if no directions are given, procedure, notice.
§ 194.360 Veterans, cremated remains — definitions — funeral establishment or …
§ 194.375 Citation of law — definitions.
§ 194.378 Final disposition of fetal remains, mother has right to determine
§ 194.381 Means of disposition
§ 194.384 Written standards required for protection of mother’s right to determine ..
§ 194.387 Miscarriage — mother’s right to determine final disposition of remains — …
§ 194.390 Right to legal abortion not affected
§ 194.400 Definitions
§ 194.405 Scope of law
§ 194.406 Unmarked human burials, knowledge or discovery — notice to local law …
§ 194.407 State historic preservation officer, jurisdiction of unmarked human ..
§ 194.408 State historic preservation officer, reinterment, duties — consultation …
§ 194.410 Human burial sites — knowingly disturb, penalty — appropriation for sale, …
§ 194.425 Abandonment of a corpse without notifying authorities, penalty
§ 194.500 Definitions
§ 194.503 Right-of-way — use of lead vehicles — emergency vehicles with right-of-way, …
§ 194.506 Following distance — flashing emergency lights used, when — toll-free …
§ 194.509 Regulations for nonparticipating vehicle operators — violations, penalty.
§ 194.512 Use of amber lights for motorcycles — ordinances permitted.

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