37-19-708. Preneed cremation authorizations. (1) Preneed cremation authorizations may be made with a cemetery, funeral establishment, crematory, or any other party. Preneed authorizations must specify the ultimate disposition of the cremated remains, be signed by the authorizing agent, and meet other requirements established by board rule.
(2) A crematory operator or crematory technician shall comply with the terms of the preneed authorization in releasing or disposing of the cremated remains at the time of death.
(3) Upon payment for cremation and disposition, a crematory, crematory operator, or crematory technician in possession of a cremation authorization form and the deceased's human remains is not liable for the actual cremation and the disposition of the cremated remains if the terms of the preneed authorization have been complied with.