A. Any person has the right to direct the manner in which his or her
body shall be disposed of after death, and to direct the manner in
which any part of his or her body which becomes separated therefrom
during his or her lifetime shall be disposed of. The provisions of
this article do not apply where such person has given directions for
the disposal of his or her body or any part thereof inconsistent with
B. A person may assign the right to direct the manner in which his or
her body shall be disposed of after death by executing a sworn
affidavit stating the assignment of the right and the name of the
person or persons to whom the right has been assigned.
C. Any person who knowingly fails to follow the directions as to the
manner in which the body of a person shall be disposed of pursuant to
subsection A or B of this section, upon conviction thereof, shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than Five
Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00).