Chapter 18.39 RCW

EMBALMERSFUNERAL DIRECTORS

Sections

18.39.010Definitions.
18.39.020License required.
18.39.035Applicant for license as funeral director or embalmerEligibility.
18.39.045College course requirements.
18.39.050ApplicationRenewalFees.
18.39.070ExaminationsApplicationsNoticePassing gradesRetake of examination.
18.39.100LicenseFormRestrictions.
18.39.120InternsRegistrationRenewalNotice of terminationFees.
18.39.125Academic interns.
18.39.130LicensesApplicants from other statesExamination.
18.39.145Funeral establishment licenseIssuanceRequirementsTransferabilityExpiration.
18.39.150License lapseReinstatementFeeReexamination.
18.39.170Inspector of funeral establishments, crematories, directors, and embalmersAppointmentEligibilityTermPowers and duties.
18.39.173Funeral and cemetery boardMembershipAppointmentQualificationsTermsVacanciesOfficersQuorum.
18.39.175BoardDuties and responsibilitiesRules.
18.39.181Powers and duties of director.
18.39.195Pricing information to be givenBilling "cash advanced" items.
18.39.215EmbalmersAuthorization to embalmInformation requiredImmediate care of bodyWaiverPenalty.
18.39.217License or endorsement required for cremationPenalty.
18.39.220Unlawful business practicesPenalty.
18.39.231Prohibited advice and transactionsExceptionsRulesPenalty.
18.39.240Prearrangement funeral service contractsLicense required.
18.39.250Prearrangement contractsTrustsRefunds.
18.39.255Prearrangement contractsInsurance fundedRequirements.
18.39.260Prearrangement contractsCertificates of registration requiredException.
18.39.270Prearrangement contractsRegistration qualifications.
18.39.280Prearrangement contractsApplication for registration.
18.39.290Prearrangement contractsRegistrationRenewalFeesDisposition.
18.39.300Grounds for disciplinary action.
18.39.320Prearrangement contractsAnnual financial statementFailure to file.
18.39.330Prearrangement contract formsApproval requiredGrounds for disapproval.
18.39.345Prearrangement trustExamination by board.
18.39.350ViolationsPenaltyConsumer protectionRetail installment contracts.
18.39.360Fraternal or benevolent organizations and labor unions excepted.
18.39.370Prearrangement service contractsAbandoned trusts.
18.39.410Unprofessional conduct.
18.39.420Complaint to boardSubmittalDeterminationInvestigationImmunity of complainant.
18.39.450Findings of factOrderNoticeReport.
18.39.467License suspensionNoncompliance with support orderReissuance.
18.39.525Certificates of removal registration.
18.39.530Practice without licensePenalties.
18.39.560Uniform regulation of business and professions act.
18.39.570Military training or experience.
18.39.810Funeral and cemetery account.

NOTES:

Burial and removal permits: RCW 70.58.230.
Cemeteries, morgues and human remains: Title 68 RCW.
Disposal of remains prohibited unless accompanied by proper permit: RCW 70.58.260.
Prearrangement contracts for cemeteries: Chapter 68.46 RCW.
Undertaker must file death certificate: RCW 70.58.240.
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