§ 15-60. Determination of life. Every funeral director licensee or funeral director and embalmer licensee under
this Code before proceeding to prepare or embalm a human body to cremate or bury shall
determine that life is extinct by ascertaining that:
(a) pulsation has entirely ceased in the radial or other arteries; and
(b) heart or respiratory sounds are not audible with the use of a stethoscope or with
the ear applied directly over the heart.
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