(225 ILCS 41/15-60)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 15-60. Determination of life. Every funeral director licensee or funeral director and embalmer licensee under this Code before proceeding to prepare or embalm a human body to cremate or bury shall determine that life is extinct by ascertaining that:
    (a) pulsation has entirely ceased in the radial or other arteries; and
    (b) heart or respiratory sounds are not audible with the use of a stethoscope or with the ear applied directly over the heart.
(Source: P.A. 96-863, eff. 3-1-10.)