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Funeral Establishments and Crematories - Pre-Need Contracts and Unclaimed Cremains - Reporting and Audit Requirements

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing specified buyers and beneficiaries of pre-need contracts to request that the Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors conduct specified audits; requiring the Board to require specified funeral establishments or holders of permits for the business of operating a crematory to submit specified reports; requiring specified holders of permits to engage in the operation of a crematory to submit specified reports on unclaimed cremains to the Office of Cemetery Oversight on or after a specified date; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Cullison, Beidle, Bobo, Carr, Dwyer, Frank, Frush, Gutierrez, Hubbard, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0775
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Health and Government Operations   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Auditors and Audits
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.