Final Disposition of Dead Fetus

P.A. 368 of 1978
M.C.L. 333.2848 sec 2, 333.2850
Current Status
Effective Date: September 30, 1978

These sections of statute establish the right of the parent(s) of a miscarried child, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, to obtain the remains of the child for burial. It requires the person responsible for the final disposition of the fetus to obtain authorization from the parent(s) for the method of final disposition.