(55 ILCS 5/3-3019)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-3019)
Removal of bodies; violation.
No dead body
which may be subject to the terms of this Division, or the
personal property of such a deceased person, shall be handled,
moved, disturbed, embalmed or removed from the place of death by
any person, except with the permission of the coroner, unless the
same shall be necessary to protect such body or property from
damage or destruction, or unless necessary to protect life, safety,
or health. Any person knowingly violating the provisions of this
Section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)