2011 ORS § 692.040¹
Application of chapter

This chapter does not apply to any of the following:

(1) A public institution, medical college, county medical society, anatomical association, college of embalming or institution approved by the Demonstrator of Anatomy to accept bodies for education or research purposes under ORS 97.170 (Disposition of unclaimed body of deceased person).

(2) The customs or rites of any religious sect except as to the burial or other disposition of their dead.

(3) A person who picks up dead human bodies under the direction of a licensed funeral service practitioner for delivery to a licensed funeral service practitioner, a licensed funeral establishment, an authorized cemetery, an authorized crematorium or another authorized facility for final disposition of human remains pursuant to an agreement with the funeral service practitioner, if the person is not otherwise engaged in any of the activities of a funeral service practitioner, an embalmer, a funeral establishment, a death care consultant, a cemetery or a crematorium as described in ORS 692.025 (License required for funeral service practitioner, embalmer, death care consultant, funeral establishment operator, cemetery or crematory operator) or another authorized facility for final disposition of human remains as described in ORS 692.275 (Certificate of authority for operating cemetery, crematorium or facility for final disposition).

(4) A person who picks up dead human bodies under the direction of a licensed funeral service practitioner employed by a funeral establishment registered under ORS 692.270 (Certificate of removal registration for removal of dead human bodies) for transportation out of the state or for delivery out of the state to a funeral service practitioner, funeral establishment, cemetery or crematorium pursuant to an agreement with the funeral service practitioner, if the person is not otherwise engaged in any of the activities of a funeral service practitioner, an embalmer, a funeral establishment, a death care consultant, a cemetery or a crematorium as described in ORS 692.025 (License required for funeral service practitioner, embalmer, death care consultant, funeral establishment operator, cemetery or crematory operator) or another authorized facility for final disposition of human remains as described in ORS 692.275 (Certificate of authority for operating cemetery, crematorium or facility for final disposition). [Amended by 1957 c.596 §2; 1983 c.810 §5; 1985 c.207 §10; 1999 c.724 §5; 2009 c.709 §11]