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A. A person is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor if the person:
1. Knowingly makes a false statement in a certificate or record required to be filed pursuant to this chapter or in an application for an amendment of a certificate or who knowingly submits false information intending that the information be used in the creation or amendment of a certificate.
2. Without lawful authority and with the intent to deceive makes, alters, amends, mutilates or removes a certificate or record required to be submitted pursuant to this chapter or a certified copy of a registered certificate.
3. Knowingly uses or furnishes for use to another for the purpose of deception a certificate or record required to be submitted pursuant to this chapter or a certified copy of a registered certificate that has been made, altered, amended or mutilated.
4. With the intent to deceive, knowingly uses a birth certificate or a certified copy of a registered birth certificate knowing that the birth certificate or certified copy of the registered birth certificate was issued on a record that is false in whole or in part or that relates to the birth of another person.
5. Knowingly furnishes a birth certificate or certified copy of a registered birth certificate with the intent that it be used by a person other than the person named on the birth certificate.
6. Knowingly fails or refuses to report a death to a peace officer or, without proper authority, takes, removes or otherwise disturbs the human remains, clothing or articles of the deceased person.
B. A person is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor if the person:
1. Knowingly transports or accepts for transportation or disposition human remains without an accompanying disposition-transit permit as required by this chapter.
2. Refuses to provide information required by this chapter.
3. Knowingly disregards any provision of this chapter or refuses to perform any of the duties imposed by this chapter.