WSR 98-21-056

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING

(Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers)

[Filed October 19, 1998, 2:31 p.m.]



Date of Adoption: October 1, 1998.

Purpose: To change the annual license expiration dates of funeral establishments, branch funeral establishments, and crematories from June 30 to January 31; and to change the period for which crematory license renewal fees are determined from "June 1 to May 31" to "previous calendar year."

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 308-48-790; and amending WAC 308-48-185 and 308-48-800.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.39.175(4).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-17-035 on August 12, 1998.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 2, repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

October 1, 1998

Edward J. Wahl

Chairman

OTS-2366.1

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order PL 273, filed 8/1/77)



WAC 308-48-185  Funeral establishments and crematories--License expiration. Funeral establishment, branch funeral establishment, and crematory licenses issued pursuant to chapter 18.39 RCW, as now or hereafter amended, shall expire annually on ((June 30)) January 31.



[Order PL 273, 308-48-185, filed 8/1/77.]



AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-11-023, filed 5/7/91, effective 6/7/91)



WAC 308-48-800  Funeral director/embalmer fees. The following fees shall be charged by the professional licensing division of the department of licensing:

Title of Fee Fee
Embalmer((s)):
State examination or reexamination $150.00
Renewal 100.00
Late renewal penalty 50.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Embalmer apprentice:
Apprentice application 75.00
Apprentice renewal 45.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Funeral director:
State examination or reexamination 150.00
Renewal 100.00
Late renewal penalty 50.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Funeral director apprentice:
Apprentice application 75.00
Apprentice renewal 45.00
Duplicate ((license)) 15.00
Certification 25.00
Funeral establishment:
Original application 350.00
Renewal 300.00
Branch registration and renewal 250.00
Preneed application 200.00
Preneed renewal:
0-25 sales 25.00
26-99 sales 100.00
100 or more sales 150.00
Financial statement fee 50.00
Crematory endorsement registration 100.00
Crematory endorsement renewal $50.00 plus fifty cents per cremation performed during previous ((twelve-month period of June 1 to May 31)) calendar year.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175(4). 91-11-023, 308-48-800, filed 5/7/91, effective 6/7/91; 91-01-006, 308-48-800, filed 12/6/90, effective 1/6/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-07-024, 308-48-800, filed 3/14/90, effective 4/14/90; 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-48-800, filed 5/1/87.]



REPEALER



The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:



WAC 308-48-790 Crematory endorsements--Registration--Expiration.