Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Deceased law enforcement or service animals. Provides that if specified conditions are met, the cremated remains of a deceased animal of a deceased record owner of burial rights in a grave space may be: (1) scattered or placed on top of the deceased owner's burial plot; or (2) interred in the earth on top of the deceased owner's burial plot if the interment does not involve the digging or penetration of earth at a depth that exceeds one foot. Provides that for purposes of these provisions, a "deceased animal" means a deceased: (1) law enforcement animal; or (2) service animal; Deceased law enforcement or service animals. Provides that if specified conditions are met, the cremated remains of a deceased animal of a deceased record owner of burial rights in a grave space may be: (1) scattered or placed on top of the deceased owner's burial plot; or (2) interred in the earth on top of the deceased owner's burial plot if the interment does not involve the digging or penetration of earth at a depth that exceeds one foot. Provides that for purposes of these provisions, a "deceased animal" means a deceased: (1) law enforcement animal; or (2) service animal; that was owned by or assigned to assist the deceased owner during the deceased owner's lifetime. ... View more