TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-33.2
Funeral Director/Embalmer Funeral Service Establishments

SECTION 5-33.2-13


§ 5-33.2-13 Funeral establishment and branch officer – Crematories – Inspections – Denial of access.

(a) Any licensed funeral director/embalmer employed, authorized and empowered by the division of professional regulation may enter any funeral establishment, funeral establishment branch office or crematory licensed under the provisions of this chapter, during the hours the funeral establishment, funeral establishment branch office or crematory is open for business, for the purpose of inspecting the sanitary conditions, complaint investigations, and ascertaining if the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations are being observed in the operation of the funeral establishment, funeral establishment branch office or crematory. The inspector may request permission from the department to be accompanied by another employee of the department of health prior to an inspection. Failure or refusal of the person in charge of that funeral establishment, funeral establishment branch office or crematory to permit the inspection at all reasonable times shall be deemed sufficient cause for the revocation of any license issued to the funeral establishment, funeral establishment branch office or crematory and any certificate of approval issued by the division.

(b) Funeral establishments and branch offices and crematories licensed under the provisions of this chapter shall be inspected at least twice each year. Inspections shall include all areas of sanitation and public health, complaint investigations, as well as conformity with applicable section of this chapter and the rules and regulations.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 255, § 2.)