SB15-110 - Sunset Mortuary Science Regulation

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The Continuation Of The Regulation By The Director Of The Division Of Professions And Occupations Of Funeral Establishments, And, In Connection Therewith, Implementing The Recommendations Of The Department Of Regulatory Agencies As Contained In The 2014 Sunset Report.

Sunset Process - Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the sunset report for the mortuary science code. The bill:

  • Continues the registration of mortuary science businesses ( Sections 1 and 2 );
  • Clarifies that a funeral establishment is responsible for the identification and tracking of human remains from the time it takes custody until final disposition or the return to the next of kin. The establishment must get an attestation of identity before taking possession of the remains ( Section 3 ).
  • Changes the subject of certain regulation from a cremationist to a crematory, which is a registered entity ( Sections 4 and 5 ).
Latest update: May 11, 2015
05/11/2015 Governor Signed
04/29/2015 Sent to the Governor
04/28/2015 Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/27/2015 Signed by the President of the Senate
04/10/2015 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
04/09/2015 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/07/2015 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/06/2015 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/02/2015 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/24/2015 House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Refer Amended to Appropriations
03/11/2015 Introduced In House - Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor
03/06/2015 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/05/2015 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/03/2015 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
02/18/2015 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/23/2015 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology

3rd Reading Vote Summary - SB15-110*

House Vote Summary - April 07, 2015
Yes No Excused Absent
61 3 1 0
Senate Vote Summary - March 6, 2015
Yes No Excused Absent
33 0 2 0
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