H. B. 2442
(By Delegate Hunt (By Request))
[Introduced February 14, 2013; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §35-5-9, relating to
requiring internments and graves to identify the decedents'
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §35-5-9, to read as
ARTICLE 5. CEMETERIES.
§35-5-9. Names on internments and graves required.
_____From the effective date of this section, every internment or
grave shall have a name plate identifying the decedent's identity.
_____NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require every internment
or grave to identify the decedents' identity.
This section is new; therefore, it has been completely