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Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
chapter
Regulations of the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers [18 VAC 65 ‑ 20]
Action:
Periodic review - continuing education
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers is recommending that 18 VAC 65-20-10 et seq. be amended to modify the requirements for a change of ownership, to provide additional access to licensure by endorsement, to clarify the scope of practice for courtesy card holders, and to require persons who handle remains with a surface transportation and removal service registration to have OSHA training. Other recommendations for the preparation room and its equipment and for documentation of embalming came from a task force on the inspection process. During the development of regulations, the Board intends to receive comment on the need to require continuing education renewal and on the definition of a branch establishment. It will also consider any other issues raised during public comment on the Notice of Intended Regulatory Action.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Periodic Review Dated 9/1/2001
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1447 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/2/2002.
1831 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 9/23/2002 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
1940 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/28/2003.
2212 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/2/2003.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: fanbd@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4479    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.