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Colorado lawmakers vote to introduce bill to regulate funeral homes after 190 decaying bodies found

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Feb 21, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-21 18:39:37-05

DENVER (AP) — Colorado state lawmakers have voted to introduce a bill to better regulate the funeral home industry.

The vote comes on the heels of nearly 200 decomposing bodies found in a funeral home in southern Colorado.

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