Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 33.2
Funeral Director/Embalmer and Funeral Service Establishments

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-33.2-2

§ 5-33.2-2. Board of examiners — Qualifications and removal of members — Vacancies.

(a) The members of the board of examiners in embalming shall be residents of this state for at least five (5) years; three (3) of whom shall have had at least five (5) years’ practical experience in embalming dead human bodies and in funeral directing, and shall have been actually engaged in these professions in this state and two (2) of whom shall be private citizens who represent the consumer and who are not involved with or affiliated with, financial or otherwise, any funeral establishment and/or funeral director/embalmer. The current members shall serve their present term as they fulfill the requirements of this section. No member shall serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.

(b) The director of the department of health may remove any member of the board for cause. Vacancies are filled pursuant to § 5-26-4.

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