SECTION .1300 ‑ DISPOSITION OF FETAL REMAINS

 

15A NCAC 13B .1301       MANNER OF DISPOSITION OF FETAL REMAINS

All hospitals, other medical facilities or medical or research laboratories shall dispose of fetal remains by burial, cremation or incineration in accordance with 15A NCAC 13B .1200, except that burial or cremation shall be the only methods of disposal of recognizable fetuses.  For purposes of this Rule, a recognizable fetus means a fetus that has developed beyond completion of the second trimester of gestation, consistent with G.S. 90-210.20(c1).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-309.26;

Eff. October 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. December 22, 1997;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1999.