Bill Summary for H 628 (2017-2018)

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Apr 6 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 628 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 6, 2017
AN ACT PROHIBITING HEALTH CARE AGENTS FROM AMENDING FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS SPECIFIED IN PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACTS.
Intro. by Alexander, Hunter.

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Amends GS 32A-19 to provide that health care powers of attorney do not authorize a health care agent to change the funeral arrangements or performing funeral establishment specified in a preneed funeral contract purchased by or on behalf of the principal.

Makes technical changes to GS 90-201.124. Provides that the statute does not grant the right of a health care agent to change the funeral arrangements or performing funeral establishment specified in a preneed contract purchased by or on behalf of the principal.

Makes conforming changes to GS 90-210.63A.

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