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    (410 ILCS 510/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1550)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Cadaver Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

    (410 ILCS 510/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1551)
    Sec. 1. Superintendents of penitentiaries, houses of correction and bridewells, hospitals, state charitable institutions and county homes, coroners, sheriffs, jailors, funeral directors and all other state, county, town and city officers, in whose custody is the body of any deceased person, required to be buried at public expense, shall, in the absence of disposition of such body, or any part thereof by will or other written instrument, give permission to any physician or surgeon licensed in Illinois, or to any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public or private, of any city, town or county, upon his or their receipt in writing and request therefor, to receive and remove free of public charge or expense, after having given proper notice to relatives or guardians of the deceased, the bodies of such deceased persons about to be buried at public expense, to be by him or them used within the state, for advancement of medical, anatomical, biological or mortuary science. Preference shall be given to medical colleges or schools, public or private and such bodies to be distributed to and among the same, equitably, the number assigned to each, being in proportion to the students of each college or school: except, if any person claiming to be, and satisfying the proper authorities that he is of kindred of the deceased asks to have the body for burial, it shall, in the absence of other disposition of such body, or any part thereof by will, court order or other written instrument, be surrendered for interment. Any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public and private, or any officers of the same, that receive the bodies of deceased persons for the purposes of scientific study, under the provisions of this Act, shall furnish the same to students of medicine, surgery and biological or mortuary sciences, who are under their instruction, at a price not exceeding the sum of $5 for each and every such deceased body so furnished.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 1980.)

    (410 ILCS 510/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1552)
    Sec. 2. Any physician or surgeon licensed in Illinois, or any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public or private, before receiving any dead body under this Act, shall give to the proper authority a sufficient receipt and bond that the body shall be used only for the promotion of medical, anatomical, biological or mortuary science within this State. No dead human body may be received by a physician or surgeon, medical college or school, or other institution or school unless the body is accompanied by a Permit for Disposition of Dead Human Body as provided by Section 21 of the Vital Records Act and the Rules and Regulations for the Transportation and Disposal of the Dead as promulgated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Whoever (1) uses a dead human body for any other purpose, or (2) removes a dead human body beyond the limits of this State, or (3) sells or buys any dead human body or traffics in dead human bodies; or (4) receives any dead human body that is not accompanied by a Permit for Disposition of Dead Human Body, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Every fine accruing from a conviction under this Section shall be paid into the common school fund of the county where the offense was committed.
(Source: P.A. 87‑895.)

    (410 ILCS 510/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 1553)
    Sec. 3. Any officer refusing to deliver the remains or body of any deceased person when demanded in accordance with the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a petty offense; and for a third offense, or any offense thereafter, the person shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77‑2709.)

    (410 ILCS 510/4) (from Ch. 144, par. 1554)
    Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of preceptors, professors and teachers, and all officers of medical colleges or schools, public or private, who shall receive any dead body or bodies, in pursuance of the provisions of this act, decently to bury, in some public cemetery, or to cremate the same in a furnace properly constructed for that purpose, the remains of all bodies, after they shall have answered the purposes of study aforesaid, and for any neglect or violation of the provisions of this act, the party or parties so violating or neglecting, shall, be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77‑2709.)

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Statutes > Illinois > Chapter410 > 1566

    (410 ILCS 510/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1550)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Cadaver Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

    (410 ILCS 510/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1551)
    Sec. 1. Superintendents of penitentiaries, houses of correction and bridewells, hospitals, state charitable institutions and county homes, coroners, sheriffs, jailors, funeral directors and all other state, county, town and city officers, in whose custody is the body of any deceased person, required to be buried at public expense, shall, in the absence of disposition of such body, or any part thereof by will or other written instrument, give permission to any physician or surgeon licensed in Illinois, or to any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public or private, of any city, town or county, upon his or their receipt in writing and request therefor, to receive and remove free of public charge or expense, after having given proper notice to relatives or guardians of the deceased, the bodies of such deceased persons about to be buried at public expense, to be by him or them used within the state, for advancement of medical, anatomical, biological or mortuary science. Preference shall be given to medical colleges or schools, public or private and such bodies to be distributed to and among the same, equitably, the number assigned to each, being in proportion to the students of each college or school: except, if any person claiming to be, and satisfying the proper authorities that he is of kindred of the deceased asks to have the body for burial, it shall, in the absence of other disposition of such body, or any part thereof by will, court order or other written instrument, be surrendered for interment. Any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public and private, or any officers of the same, that receive the bodies of deceased persons for the purposes of scientific study, under the provisions of this Act, shall furnish the same to students of medicine, surgery and biological or mortuary sciences, who are under their instruction, at a price not exceeding the sum of $5 for each and every such deceased body so furnished.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 1980.)

    (410 ILCS 510/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1552)
    Sec. 2. Any physician or surgeon licensed in Illinois, or any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public or private, before receiving any dead body under this Act, shall give to the proper authority a sufficient receipt and bond that the body shall be used only for the promotion of medical, anatomical, biological or mortuary science within this State. No dead human body may be received by a physician or surgeon, medical college or school, or other institution or school unless the body is accompanied by a Permit for Disposition of Dead Human Body as provided by Section 21 of the Vital Records Act and the Rules and Regulations for the Transportation and Disposal of the Dead as promulgated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Whoever (1) uses a dead human body for any other purpose, or (2) removes a dead human body beyond the limits of this State, or (3) sells or buys any dead human body or traffics in dead human bodies; or (4) receives any dead human body that is not accompanied by a Permit for Disposition of Dead Human Body, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Every fine accruing from a conviction under this Section shall be paid into the common school fund of the county where the offense was committed.
(Source: P.A. 87‑895.)

    (410 ILCS 510/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 1553)
    Sec. 3. Any officer refusing to deliver the remains or body of any deceased person when demanded in accordance with the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a petty offense; and for a third offense, or any offense thereafter, the person shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77‑2709.)

    (410 ILCS 510/4) (from Ch. 144, par. 1554)
    Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of preceptors, professors and teachers, and all officers of medical colleges or schools, public or private, who shall receive any dead body or bodies, in pursuance of the provisions of this act, decently to bury, in some public cemetery, or to cremate the same in a furnace properly constructed for that purpose, the remains of all bodies, after they shall have answered the purposes of study aforesaid, and for any neglect or violation of the provisions of this act, the party or parties so violating or neglecting, shall, be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77‑2709.)

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Statutes > Illinois > Chapter410 > 1566

    (410 ILCS 510/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1550)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Cadaver Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

    (410 ILCS 510/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1551)
    Sec. 1. Superintendents of penitentiaries, houses of correction and bridewells, hospitals, state charitable institutions and county homes, coroners, sheriffs, jailors, funeral directors and all other state, county, town and city officers, in whose custody is the body of any deceased person, required to be buried at public expense, shall, in the absence of disposition of such body, or any part thereof by will or other written instrument, give permission to any physician or surgeon licensed in Illinois, or to any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public or private, of any city, town or county, upon his or their receipt in writing and request therefor, to receive and remove free of public charge or expense, after having given proper notice to relatives or guardians of the deceased, the bodies of such deceased persons about to be buried at public expense, to be by him or them used within the state, for advancement of medical, anatomical, biological or mortuary science. Preference shall be given to medical colleges or schools, public or private and such bodies to be distributed to and among the same, equitably, the number assigned to each, being in proportion to the students of each college or school: except, if any person claiming to be, and satisfying the proper authorities that he is of kindred of the deceased asks to have the body for burial, it shall, in the absence of other disposition of such body, or any part thereof by will, court order or other written instrument, be surrendered for interment. Any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public and private, or any officers of the same, that receive the bodies of deceased persons for the purposes of scientific study, under the provisions of this Act, shall furnish the same to students of medicine, surgery and biological or mortuary sciences, who are under their instruction, at a price not exceeding the sum of $5 for each and every such deceased body so furnished.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 1980.)

    (410 ILCS 510/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1552)
    Sec. 2. Any physician or surgeon licensed in Illinois, or any medical college or school, or other institution of higher science education or school of mortuary science, public or private, before receiving any dead body under this Act, shall give to the proper authority a sufficient receipt and bond that the body shall be used only for the promotion of medical, anatomical, biological or mortuary science within this State. No dead human body may be received by a physician or surgeon, medical college or school, or other institution or school unless the body is accompanied by a Permit for Disposition of Dead Human Body as provided by Section 21 of the Vital Records Act and the Rules and Regulations for the Transportation and Disposal of the Dead as promulgated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Whoever (1) uses a dead human body for any other purpose, or (2) removes a dead human body beyond the limits of this State, or (3) sells or buys any dead human body or traffics in dead human bodies; or (4) receives any dead human body that is not accompanied by a Permit for Disposition of Dead Human Body, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Every fine accruing from a conviction under this Section shall be paid into the common school fund of the county where the offense was committed.
(Source: P.A. 87‑895.)

    (410 ILCS 510/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 1553)
    Sec. 3. Any officer refusing to deliver the remains or body of any deceased person when demanded in accordance with the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a petty offense; and for a third offense, or any offense thereafter, the person shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77‑2709.)

    (410 ILCS 510/4) (from Ch. 144, par. 1554)
    Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of preceptors, professors and teachers, and all officers of medical colleges or schools, public or private, who shall receive any dead body or bodies, in pursuance of the provisions of this act, decently to bury, in some public cemetery, or to cremate the same in a furnace properly constructed for that purpose, the remains of all bodies, after they shall have answered the purposes of study aforesaid, and for any neglect or violation of the provisions of this act, the party or parties so violating or neglecting, shall, be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77‑2709.)

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