Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 33.2
Funeral Director/Embalmer and Funeral Service Establishments

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-33.2-15

§ 5-33.2-15. Annual renewal of licenses.

All licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter must be renewed annually by their holders, who shall pay to the division a yearly renewal fee for the renewal of a funeral director/embalmer’s license, and additional fees for each funeral-establishment branch office license and for the crematory license. These fees are as set forth in § 23-1-54. On or before the fifteenth day of November in each year, the division shall mail to each licensed funeral director/embalmer and to each licensed funeral establishment, funeral-establishment branch office, and crematory an application for the renewal. Applications, accompanied by the fee for renewal, shall be filed with the division on or before the thirty-first day of December in each year. Applications filed after the thirty-first of December and on or before the fifteenth of January must be accompanied by a fee as set forth in § 23-1-54 for funeral director/embalmers and funeral establishments in addition to the previously established renewal fees. Any funeral director/embalmer who acts or holds himself or herself out as a funeral director/embalmer after his or her certificate has been lapsed shall be punished as provided in this chapter. Any funeral establishment, funeral-establishment branch office, or crematory that acts or holds itself out as a funeral establishment after its license has lapsed shall be punished as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1995, ch. 255, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 14, § 8; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 39, § 6; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 7.