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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 497
FUNERAL, CEMETERY, AND CONSUMER SERVICES
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F.S. 497.382
497.382 Reports of cases embalmed and bodies handled.
(1) Each funeral establishment, direct disposal establishment, cinerator facility, and centralized embalming facility shall record monthly on a form prescribed and furnished by the licensing authority the name of the deceased and such other information as may be required by rule with respect to each dead human body embalmed or otherwise handled by the establishment or facility. Such forms shall be signed monthly by the embalmer who performs the embalming, if the body is embalmed, and the funeral director in charge of the establishment or facility or by the direct disposer who disposes of the body and shall be maintained at the business premises of the establishment or facility for inspection by division staff. The licensing authority shall prescribe by rule the procedures for preparing and retaining such forms.
(2) Funeral directors performing disinterments shall record monthly on the form specified in subsection (1) and pursuant to procedures prescribed by rule the name of the deceased and such other information as may be required by rule with respect to each dead human body disinterred.
History.ss. 1, 5, ch. 79-231; s. 339, ch. 81-259; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 1, ch. 89-8; ss. 29, 122, ch. 93-399; s. 74, ch. 94-119; s. 8, ch. 98-298; s. 87, ch. 2004-301; s. 18, ch. 2013-138.
Note.Former s. 470.029.