Search
18.39.215  <<  18.39.217 >>   18.39.220

RCW 18.39.217

License or endorsement required for cremation — Penalty.

(1) A license or endorsement issued by the board or under chapter 68.05 RCW is required in order to operate a crematory or conduct a cremation.

     (2) Conducting a cremation without a license or endorsement is a misdemeanor. Each such cremation is a separate violation.

[2009 c 102 § 4; 2005 c 365 § 18; 2003 c 53 § 128; 1985 c 402 § 7.]

Notes:

     Funeral directors and embalmers account and cemetery account abolished, moneys transferred to funeral and cemetery account -- 2009 c 102: See note following RCW 18.39.810.

     Intent -- Effective date -- 2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.

     Legislative finding -- 1985 c 402: See note following RCW 68.50.185.