Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Regulations of the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers [18 VAC 65 ‑ 20]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform changes
Action 3971
General Information
Action Summary The amendments are recommended as a result of a periodic review of Chapter 20 and are clarifying in nature or intended to make the requirements somewhat less restrictive. Amendments will: 1) require less time for submission of an application for a new establishment prior to opening; 2) eliminate the specific 40-hour a week requirement for a manager of record to be employed by an establishment; 3) clarify the requirement for compliance with OSHA standards; and 4) allow a first-aid kit to be kept either in a preparation room or immediately accessible to the room.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003539]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/16/2012
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6578 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4479    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.