Treatment of miscarried remains.

Authors: Representative Harold Slager

Co-authors: Representative Robin Shackleford, Representative Ronald Bacon, Representative Edward Clere, Representative Richard Hamm

Sponsors: Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Vaneta Becker, Senator James Buck

Co-Sponsors: Senator Dennis Kruse

Digest

Provides that, beginning October 1, 2014, the parent or parents of a fetus miscarried in a health care facility may determine the final disposition of the remains of the miscarried fetus. Requires a health care facility to provide certain information to the parent or parents of a miscarried fetus.